hepatic

Primary Meanings of hepatic

1.
adj
pertaining to or affecting the liver
2.
n
any of numerous small green nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticopsida growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosses
Full Definitions of hepatic
1

adj pertaining to or affecting the liver

hepatic ducts”
hepatic cirrhosis”
2

n any of numerous small green nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticopsida growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosses

Synonyms:
liverwort
Types:
hornwort
liverworts with slender hornlike capsules
leafy liverwort, scale moss
moss-like liverwort with tiny scalelike leaves; usually epiphytic
Marchantia polymorpha, hepatica
a common liverwort
Type of:
bryophyte, nonvascular plant
any of numerous plants of the division Bryophyta

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