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hepato-

1.
a combining form meaning “liver,” used in the formation of compound words:
hepatotoxin.
Also, especially before a vowel, hepat-.
Origin
combining form representing Greek hēpat-, stem of hêpar liver
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British Dictionary definitions for hepato-

hepato-

combining form
1.
denoting the liver: hepatitis
Word Origin
from Greek hēpat-,hēpar
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hepato- in Medicine

hepato- or hepat-
pref.
Liver: hepatitis.

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