Medical Dictionary

fetor hepaticus

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noun fetor he·pat·i·cus \-hi-ˈpat-i-kəs\

Medical Definition of fetor hepaticus

  1. :  a characteristically disagreeable odor to the breath that is a sign of liver failure


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