hepatic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj hepatic pertaining to or affecting the liver "hepatic ducts","hepatic cirrhosis"
    • n hepatic any of numerous small green nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticopsida growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosses
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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    • Hepatic Of or pertaining to the liver; as, hepatic artery; hepatic diseases.
    • Hepatic (Bot) Pertaining to, or resembling, the plants called Hepaticæ, or scale mosses and liverworts.
    • Hepatic Resembling the liver in color or in form; as, hepatic cinnabar.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • hepatic In anatomy and physiology, of or pertaining in any way to the liver.
    • hepatic In zoology, liver-colored; dark brownish-red; hepaticous: as, the hepatic tanager, Pyranga hepatica.
    • n hepatic A medicine acting on the liver.
    • n hepatic One of the Hepaticœ.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Hepatic belonging to the liver
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. hepaticus, Gr. , fr. the liver; akin to L. jecur, Skr. yakt,: cf. F. hépatique,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. hēpar, hēpătos, the liver.

Usage

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
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
A variety called hepatic dysentery, however, lacks the intestinal excoriation.
"Gilbertus Anglicus" by Henry Ebenezer Handerson
This is also tonic and anthelmintic, and is valuable in debility, dyspepsia, jaundice, and hepatic affections.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Hepatic pouches: applied to caeca pouches; q.v.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The portion of the lungs that is not hepatized is red, and gorged with blood.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
HEPATITIS, OR INFLAMMATION OF THE LIVER.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
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
HEPATITIS (INFLAMMATION OF THE LIVER).
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
When death has been the consequence of hepatic disorder, the symptoms have in every instance been chronic.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
The hepatic ducts open into the caecum.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
Long-term use may result in hepatitis or brain hemorrhage.
"What Works: Schools Without Drugs" by United States Department of Education
The hepatic artery furnishes nutrition to the liver itself.
"The American Reformed Cattle Doctor" by George Dadd
He became ill. A very grave case of hepatitis endangered his life seriously.
"Two Chancellors" by Julian Klaczko
The sinus venosus receives the blood from the great veins (ductus Cuvieri and hepatic veins).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3" by Various
By stage K the hepatic diverticula have begun to bud out a number of small hollow knobs.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour
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In news:

Technician Is Indicted on New Charges in Hepatitis C Infections.
6 cases of hepatitis at Hays Medical Center linked to traveling technician).
(AP) — The Kansas health department says it has now confirmed six cases of hepatitis C in Hays Medical Center patients linked to a traveling technician.
A second patient at Hays Medical Center is suing after contracting a strain of hepatitis C linked to a traveling hospital technician.
As Competitors Pursue Alternatives Medgenics' INFRADURE Gains Prominence for its Potential to Treat Hepatitis .
Get tested for hepatitis C. Thursday, December 13, 2012.
Dept of Health receives $1.6M grant for Hepatitis prevention.
What you need to know about Hepatitis C. Kate Allt is a news reporter with KTVO.
For this week's Facebook Story of the Week, you voted to know more about Hepatitis C and what it does to your body.
Government recommends all baby boomers get tested for hepatitis C. Sign up to receive news alerts and deals.
The government is recommending all baby boomers get tested for hepatitis C.
Central Catholic cafeteria worker diagnosed with hepatitis .
NH hospital in hepatitis C case must give records.
A traveling hospital worker accused of stealing drugs and infecting patients with hepatitis C through contaminated syringes pleaded not guilty to the charges in federal court on Monday.
The nurse with the Ravenna Health Department will be doing some outreach in Portage County in the new year, testing people for diseases such as HIV and hepatitis c.
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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
Dixit NM (2008) Advances in the mathematical modelling of hepatitis C virus dynamics.
Analysis of Hepatitis C Viral Dynamics Using Latin Hypercube Sampling
Pal SK, Chalamalasetty BK, Choudhuri G (2002) Hepatitis C: a major health problem of India.
Analysis of Hepatitis C Viral Dynamics Using Latin Hypercube Sampling
Roe B, Hall WW (2008) Cellular and molecular interactions in coinfection with hepatitis C virus and human immunodeficiency virus.
Analysis of Hepatitis C Viral Dynamics Using Latin Hypercube Sampling
Feld JJ, Hoofnagle JH (2005) Mechanism of action of interferon and ribavirin in treatment of hepatitis C.
Analysis of Hepatitis C Viral Dynamics Using Latin Hypercube Sampling
Neumann AU, Lam NP, Dahari H, Gretch DR, Wiley TE, Layden TJ, Perelson AS. (1998) Hepatitis C viral dynamics in vivo and the antiviral efficacy of interfer on-α therapy.
Analysis of Hepatitis C Viral Dynamics Using Latin Hypercube Sampling
Dixit NM, Layden-Almer JE, Layden TJ, Perelson AS (2004) Modelling how ribavirin improves interferon response rates in hepatitis C virus infection.
Analysis of Hepatitis C Viral Dynamics Using Latin Hypercube Sampling
Dahari H, Lo A, Ribeiro RM, Perelson AS (2007) Modeling hepatitis C virus dynamics: liver regeneration and critical drug efficacy.
Analysis of Hepatitis C Viral Dynamics Using Latin Hypercube Sampling
Modeling RNA Folding Paths with Pseudoknots: Application to Hepatitis Delta virus Ribozyme.
Force Unfolding Single RNAs: from Equilibrium to Far-from Equilibrium
Even though HAART has been highly effective in treating HIV/AIDS, it leads to numerous side-effects from hepatitis, liver failure, cardiovascular malfunction, pancreas damage to nausea, diarrhea and depression .
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