Definition of Hepatite

1. n. A variety of barite emitting a fetid odor when rubbed or heated.



Definition of Hepatite

1. Noun. (minerology) A variety of barite emitting a foetid odour when rubbed or heated. ¹

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Definition of Hepatite

1. a mineral,a variety of barytes [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hepatite

1. A variety of barite emitting a fetid odour when rubbed or heated. Origin: L. Hepatitis an unknown precious stone, Gr, fr, the liver: cf. F. Hepatite. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hepatite

hepaticolithotomy
hepaticolithotripsy
hepaticological
hepaticologist
hepaticologists
hepaticology
hepaticopulmonary
hepaticostomy
hepaticotomy
hepatics
hepatin
hepatisation
hepatise
hepatised
hepatises
hepatite (current term)
hepatites
hepatitic
hepatitides
hepatitis
hepatitis A virus
hepatitis B antibodies
hepatitis B antigen
hepatitis B core antigen
hepatitis B e antigen
hepatitis B surface antigen
hepatitis B vaccine

Literary usage of Hepatite

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1. Dictionary of Geology and Mineralogy: Comprising Such Terms in Botany by William Humble (1843)
"... the fetid heavy spar, giving out, on friction a hepatic odour, whence it is also called hepatite ; the earthy heavy spar ; the prismatic heavy spar. ..."

2. Handbook of Geographical and Historical Pathology by August Hirsch (1886)
"With reference to abscess of the liver in Senegambia, Thevenot says that " 1'hepatite pour cela m6me est plus frequente et plus grave quo partout ailleurs ..."

3. Chemical Essays: Principally Relating to the Arts and Manufactures of the by Samuel Parkes (1823)
"... heavy spar, and hepatite. The first of these is the native carbonate of barytes, which will be described hereafter ; the second, or heavy spar, ..."

4. Orr's Circle of the Sciences: A Series of Treatires on the Principles of by Richard Owen, Wm S Orr, John Radford Young, Alexander Jardine, Robert Gordon Latham, Edward Smith, William Sweetland Dallas (1855)
"Westphalia, the Hartz, Saxony, Bohemia, Hungary, the Tyrol, Transylvania, France, Baden, Hessia, Cumberland, Surrey, Staffordshire, Derbyshire. hepatite or ..."

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