• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hepatize To gorge with effused matter, as the lungs.
    • Hepatize To impregnate with sulphureted hydrogen gas, formerly called hepatic gas. "On the right . . . were two wells of hepatized water."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Dr. Maurice R. Hilleman is considered to be the godfather of the modern vaccine era. Having created nearly three dozen vaccines - more than any other scientist, Hilleman is also credited with saving more lives than any other scientist. Probably best known for his preventive vaccine for mumps, Hilleman has also developed vaccines for measles, rubella, chicken pox, bacterial meningitis, flu and hepatitis B.
    • hepatize To convert by engorgement and effusion into a substance resembling liver: as, a hepatized lung, in pneumonia.
    • hepatize To impregnate with sulphureted hydrogen.
    • hepatize Also spelled hepatise.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. to be like the liver, to be liver-colored, fr. , , the liver: cf. E. hepatite, and (for sense 2) F. hépatiser,


In literature:

The hepatic and cystic ducts were pervious and the hepatic duct obliterated.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
He was aware of hepatic pains, suffered from accesses of somnolence and suppressed gusts of fury which frightened him secretly.
"The Rescue" by Joseph Conrad
This is known as the hepatic duct.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
The drug is imported into this country under the names of Socotrine, East Indian or Hepatic, Barbados, Cape and Caballine aloes.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
This has a strong hepatic odor, and exerts an alkaline reaction upon red litmus paper.
"A System of Instruction in the Practical Use of the Blowpipe" by Anonymous
Hepatitis, cause of, xxxv.
"Zoonomia, Vol. I" by Erasmus Darwin
Dr. Saunders suspects the acute hepatitis to exist in the inflammation of the hepatic artery, and the chronical one in that of the vena portarum.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
It is met with in Typhoid fevers, Rheumatism and hepatic derangements, to which they are very liable in the cold season.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
Landanabileo has been quoted as using raw coffee infusion in hepatic and nephritic diseases, venal and hepatic colics, and in diabetes.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
The fore part of their substance contained much hepatization.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various

In news:

Scientists are getting closer to finding the killer app in treating hepatitis C, but it may be too soon to pick a winner.
Hepatitis C virus affects about 170 million people worldwide.
Eighteen years before surgery scrub technician Kristen Parker infected 18 patients at Rose Medical Center with hepatitis C, another employee infected patients the same way at a Texas hospital later owned by one of the owners of Rose.
Webster, now 44, is cured of Hepatitis C, but on Wednesday, June 6, he will hold a benefit to help people who aren't.
Hepatic metastases remain a lethal and recalcitrant problem in the management of malignant disease, and the review by Drs.
You may have a family member who has viral hepatitis.
2,700 customers of Olive Garden vaccinated for hepatitis A .
Olive Garden patrons possibly exposed to Hepatitis A .
Southeastern Idaho Public Health officials have confirmed that a Pocatello restaurant employee has been diagnosed with Hepatitis A .
Gilead, Bristol hepatitis C drugs show promise in clinical trial .
LAS VEGAS — Federal trial of a former Las Vegas physician-clinic owner and his office manager in a 2007 hepatitis C outbreak has been delayed until next year.
Jose Montero, director of public health, explains what hepatitis C is and how the state is investigation a cluster of cases connected to Exeter Hospital.
High cure rate for new hepatitis C treatment.
There is encouraging news in the quest to find a treatment and eventually a cure for hepatitis C .
Hepatitis bout ignited Nebraska woman's activism against medical contamination.

In science:

Dodecyl Maltoside Detergent Improves Resolution of Hepatic Membrane-Proteins in 2-Dimensional Gels.
Variations on a theme: Changes to electrophoretic separations that can make a difference
We consider a mathematical model comprising of four coupled ordinary differential equations (ODEs) for studying the hepatitis C (HCV) viral dynamics.
Analysis of Hepatitis C Viral Dynamics Using Latin Hypercube Sampling
Hepatitis C, which is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV), has a widespread global prevalence.
Analysis of Hepatitis C Viral Dynamics Using Latin Hypercube Sampling
Several mathematical models have been proposed for the study of hepatitis C viral dynamics.
Analysis of Hepatitis C Viral Dynamics Using Latin Hypercube Sampling
Razali K. et al. (2007) Modelling the hepatitis C virus epidemic in Australia.
Analysis of Hepatitis C Viral Dynamics Using Latin Hypercube Sampling