noun pre·he·pat·i·cus \ˌprēhə̇ˈpatə̇kəs\

Definition of prehepaticus



  1. :  the embryonic connective and vascular tissues from which the interstitial part of the liver is developed

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Origin and Etymology of prehepaticus

New Latin, from Latin prae- pre- + Greek hēpat-, hēpar liver, + Latin -icus -ic — more at hepatic

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