hepat-

combining form
variants: or

hepato-

Definition of hepat-

  1. 1 :  liver hepatectomy hepatotoxic

  2. 2 :  hepatic and hepatocellular

Origin and Etymology of hepat-

Latin, from Greek hēpat-, hēpato-, from hēpat-, hēpar; akin to Latin jecur liver


Medical Dictionary

hepat-

combining form
variants: or

hepato-

Medical Definition of hepat-

  1. 1:  liver hepatitis hepatotoxic

  2. 2:  hepatic and hepatobiliary


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hepat-? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to be a fixed element or attribute

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

July 2017 Words of the Day Quiz

  • alt-597a99e699d07
  • Which is a synonym of gauche?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!