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hepatic

 [hĕ-pat´ik]
pertaining to the liver.

he·pa·tic

(he-pat'ik),
Relating to the liver.
[G. hēpatikos]

hepatic

(hĭ-păt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling the liver.
2. Acting on or occurring in the liver.
n.
A drug that acts on the liver.

hepatic

Alternative medicine
noun A medicinal preparation, usually of herbal origin, used to “tone” and strengthen the liver, increase the flow of bile, and aid in hepatic detoxification (as defined by alternative health practitioners, rather than mainstream physicians).

Mainstream medicine
adjective Pertaining or referring to the liver.

he·pat·ic

(hĕ-pat'ik)
Relating to the liver.
[G. hēpatikos]

hepatic

Pertaining to the liver.

hepatic

of the liver.

Hepatic

Of the liver, from the Greek hepar.
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