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hepatoscopy

[ hep-uh-tos-kuh-pee ]
/ ˌhɛp əˈtɒs kə pi /
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noun, plural hep·a·tos·co·pies.
medical examination of the liver.
examination of the livers of sacrificed animals as a technique of divination.
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Origin of hepatoscopy

First recorded in 1720–30; hepato- + -scopy
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Medical definitions for hepatoscopy

hepatoscopy
[ hĕp′ə-tŏskə-pē ]

n.
Examination of the liver.
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