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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-

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

hepato-

prefix denoting the liver.
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Statistical analysis of the findings by ANOVA and Post Hoc Tukey test showed increase in size of hepato- cytes their nuclei size of central vein and number of kupffer cells in group B and the difference when com- pared with group A was statistically significant (p val- ue less than 0.001); however size of hepatocytes in groups C D and size of their nuclei in C D and E decreased and was comparable to those of group A.
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