|1.||of or relating to the liver|
|2.||botany of or relating to the liverworts|
|3.||having the colour of liver|
|4.||obsolete any of various drugs for use in treating diseases of the liver|
|5.||a less common name for a liverwort|
|[C15: from Latin hēpaticus, from Greek hēpar liver]|
hepatic he·pat·ic (hĭ-pāt'ĭk)
Of, relating to, or resembling the liver.
Acting on or occurring in the liver.
|hepatic (hĭ-pāt'ĭk) Pronunciation Key
Relating to or involving the liver.