Hepatology: The field of liver disease. The liver is the body's largest organ and hepatology is a large field. It includes, but is not limited to, the study of acute and chronic hepatitis, viral hepatitis, cirrhosis, genetic and metabolic liver diseases and their complications, liver cancer, liver t...
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Hep`a·tol'o·gy noun [ Greek 'h^par , 'h`patos , the liver + -logy .] The science which treats of the liver; a treatise on the liver.
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<study> The science which treats of the liver; a treatise on the liver. ... Origin: Gr. Hepatos, the liver. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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(hep″ә-tol´ә-je) the scientific study of the liver and its diseases.
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• (n.) The science which treats of the liver; a treatise on the liver.
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Hepatology is the branch of medicine that incorporates the study of liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas as well as management of their disorders. Etymologically the word Hepatology is formed of ancient Greek hepar(ηπαρ) or hepato-(ηπατο-) meaning ` liver` and suffix -logia(-λο...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: hep′ă-tol′ŏ-jē Definitions: 1. The branch of medicine concerned with diseases of the liver.
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