HeparAny substance resembling hepar proper, in appearance; specifically, in homeopathy, calcium sulphide, called also hepar sulphuris calcareum).
Hepar(Old Chem) Liver of sulphur; a substance of a liver-brown color, sometimes used in medicine. It is formed by fusing sulphur with carbonates of the alkalies (esp. potassium), and consists essentially of alkaline sulphides. Called also hepar sulphuris.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
nheparIn anatomy, the liver. Also called jecur.
nheparIn old chemistry, one of various compounds of sulphur with the metals, having a brown-red or liver color.
nheparIn the homeopathic materiamedica, calcium sulphid.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
nHeparhē′par the name given by the older chemists to various compounds of sulphur, from their brown, liver-like colour