Hepatite

Hepatite

Hep"a*tite\ (?; 277), n. [L. hepatitis an unknown precious stone, Gr. ?, fr. ?, ?, the liver: cf. F. h['e]patite.] (Min.) A variety of barite emitting a fetid odor when rubbed or heated.
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