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Definitions of Hepar:

part of speech: noun

1. The liver. 2. An old term for a brown or liver- colored compound of sulphur with a metal.

Usage examples for Hepar:

  • One's hepar or, in vulgar language, liver,- a ponderous organ, weighing some three or four pounds,- goes up and down like the dasher of a churn in the midst of the other vital arrangements, at every step of a trotting horse. "The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.", Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)

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