hepato-, hepat-, hepatico-

(Greek: liver)

hepatomegaly
1. An abnormal enlargement of the liver; usually associated with liver disease or heart failure.
2. Etymology: hepato- comes from the Greek hepatikos, "of the liver" + megaly, from the Greek megas, "big, large" or "great" = "largeness of the liver".
hepatomelanosis
Melanosis (disordered melanin production, or sulfur-containing pigments, with darkening of the skin) of the liver.
hepatometry
hepatopath
Any disease of the liver.
hepatopathy
Any disease of the liver.
hepatoportal
hepatosplenitis
Inflammation of the liver and spleen.
hepatosplenomegaly
1. An abnormal enlargement of the liver and the spleen.
2. Etymology: the word hepatosplenomegaly is compounded from the following Greek roots: hepato- from hepatikos, "of the liver" + spleno, from splen (the spleen) + megaly from megas, "big" or "great" = "large liver and spleen".

The spleen is an organ located in the upper left quadrant of the abdomen just below the diaphragm and protected under the lower left ribs.

hepatotherapy
1. A rarely used term for the treatment of disease of the liver or therapeutic use of liver extract or of the raw substance of the liver.
2. The therapeutic use of liver extract or of the raw substance of the liver.
hepatotomy
hepatotoxicity
hepatotoxin
hepatotropic
hepatoxcopy
parahepatitis