hepatojugular


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hepatojugular

 [hep″ah-to-jug´u-ler]
pertaining to the liver and jugular vein.

hepatojugular

/hep·a·to·jug·u·lar/ (hep″ah-to-jug´u-ler) pertaining to the liver and jugular vein; see under reflux.

hepatojugular

[hep′ətōjug′yoo͡lər]
Etymology: Gk, hēpar, liver; L, jugulum, neck
pertaining to the liver and the jugular vein.

hepatojugular

pertaining to the liver and jugular vein.

hepatojugular reflux
distention of the jugular vein induced by manual pressure over the liver; it suggests insufficiency of the right heart.
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As cor pulmonale advances toward right ventricular failure, patients exhibit pedal edema, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, ascites, distended neck veins, and hepatojugular reflex.