hepatorenal syndrome n.
A condition in which acute renal failure occurs with disease of the liver or biliary tract, the cause of which is believed to be either a decrease in renal blood flow or damage to both the liver and the kidneys as from carbon tetrachloride poisoning or leptospirosis. Also called hepatonephric syndrome.
hepatorrhaphy hep·a·tor·rha·phy (hěp’ə-tôr’ə-fē) n. Suture of a wound of the liver.
hepatorrhexis hep·a·tor·rhex·is (hěp’ə-tō-rěk’sĭs) n. Rupture of the liver.
[hep-uh-tos-kuh-pee] /ˌhɛp əˈtɒs kə pi/ noun, plural hepatoscopies. 1. medical examination of the liver. 2. examination of the livers of sacrificed animals as a technique of divination. hepatoscopy hep·a·tos·co·py (hěp’ə-tŏs’kə-pē) n. Examination of the liver.
hepatosplenitis hep·a·to·sple·ni·tis (hěp’ə-tō-splĭ-nī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the liver and the spleen.