noun hep·a·tos·co·py \ˌhepəˈtäskəpē\

Definition of hepatoscopy



  1. :  divination by inspecting the liver of animals

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Origin and Etymology of hepatoscopy

Greek hēpatoskopia inspection of the liver, from hēpatoskopein to inspect the liver (from hēpat- hepat- + skopein to inspect, contemplate, view) + -ia -y — more at spy

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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