Origin of hepatic
Examples from the Web for hepatic
Historical Examples of hepatic
They appear, he might argue, to have been especially subject to hepatic diseases.Magic and Religion
Jaundice is often caused by an obstruction in the hepatic ducts.
It is applicable in cardiac dropsy as well as in hepatic cases.
The bark of the root is used in medicine as a hepatic stimulant.Trees of Indiana
Charles Clemon Deam
Such a case will then present the phenomena of hepatic abscess.
Word Origin for hepatic
late 14c., epatike, from Old French hepatique or directly from Latin hepaticus "pertaining to the liver," from Greek hepatikos, from hepar (genitive hepatos) "liver" (see hepatitis). As a noun, "medicine for the liver," from late 15c.