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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hepatic \He*pat"ic\, a. [L. hepaticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? the liver; akin to L. jecur, Skr. yak?t: cf. F. h['e]patique.] 1. Of or pertaining to the liver; as, hepatic artery; hepatic diseases. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling the liver in color or in form; as, hepatic cinnabar. [1913 Webster] 3. (Bot.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the plants called Hepatic[ae], or scale mosses and liverworts. [1913 Webster] Hepatic duct (Anat.), any biliary duct; esp., the duct, or one of the ducts, which carries the bile from the liver to the cystic and common bile ducts. See Illust., under Digestive. Hepatic gas (Old Chem.), sulphureted hydrogen gas. Hepatic mercurial ore, or Hepatic cinnabar. See under Cinnabar. [1913 Webster]