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hepatoscopy

[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.
Origin of hepatoscopy
1720-1730
First recorded in 1720-30; hepato- + -scopy
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hepatoscopy hep·a·tos·co·py (hěp'ə-tŏs'kə-pē)
n.
Examination of the liver.

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