hepatic duct n.
- Hepatic encephalopathy
hepatic encephalopathy n. See portal-systemic encephalopathy.
- Hepatic flexure
hepatic flexure n. See right colic flexure.
hepatico- pref. Liver, hepatic: hepaticotomy.
- Hepatic lobule
hepatic lobule n. A polygonal histologic unit of the liver, consisting of masses of liver cells arranged around a central vein that is a terminal branch of one of the hepatic veins, and at whose periphery branches of the portal vein, hepatic artery, and bile duct are located.