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Hepatic

Definition

The term "hepatic" refers to the liver. For example, the hepatic duct drains bile from the liver.

Review Date: 
5/1/2011
Reviewed By: 
Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.