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hepatoscopy

 [hep″ah-tos´kah-pe]
examination of the liver.
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hep·a·tos·co·py

(hep'ă-tos'kŏ-pē),
Examination of the liver.
[hepato- + G. skopeō, to examine]
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hepatoscopy

(hĕp′ə-tŏs′kə-pē)
n.
Examination of the liver.
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hepatoscopy

Ethnomedicine
Haruspicy, hepatomancy—A religious practice among the ancient Hitites and Babylonions in which the liver, entrails or other organ of a sacrificed sheep or poultry was “read” to divine the future.
 
Medspeak
A nonspecific term for any modality used to examine the liver, including laparoscopy, open surgical exploration and imaging.
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hep·a·tos·co·py

(hep'ă-tos'kŏ-pē)
Examination of the liver.
[hepato- + G. skopeō, to examine]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012