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Hepatic

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

References

Stedman's Online Medical Dictionary. Available at: www.stedmansonline.com/content.aspx?id=mlrH0500008177&termtype=t. Accessed April 24, 2015.

Update Date 4/20/2015

Updated by: Subodh K. Lal, MD, Gastroenterologist with Gastrointestinal Specialists of Georgia, Austell, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.