hepat-


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Related to hepat-: hepatitis B, hepatic encephalopathy

hepat(o)-

 
word element [Gr.], liver.

hepat-

, hepato- (he-pat', he-pat'ō), Most words of more than 3 syllables beginning with the combining form hepato- are lightly accented on the first syllable, not on the second. Thus, hep'atosple'nomeg'aly, not hepat'osple'nomg'aly.
The liver.
[G. hēpar (hēpat-)]

hepat-

See hepato-.

hepat-

, hepato- , hepatico-
Combining forms meaning the liver.
[G. hēpar (hēpat-)]