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(hĭpăt`ĭkə) or


any plant of the genus Hepatica of the family Ranunculaceae (buttercupbuttercup
or crowfoot,
common name for the Ranunculaceae, a family of chiefly annual or perennial herbs of cool regions of the Northern Hemisphere. Thought to be one of the most primitive families of dicotyledenous plants, the Ranunculaceae typically have a simple
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 family), low, woodland, spring wildflowers of the north temperate zone, popular for wild gardens. The delicate blossoms, of shades of lavender, pink, and blue, may appear while there is still snow; the three-lobed leaves persist through winter. Hepaticas were formerly used as a domestic remedy. Although often called liverworts, they are unrelated to the primitive plants commonly called liverwortsliverwort,
any plant of the class Marchantiopsida. Mosses and liverworts together comprise the division Bryophyta, primitive green land plants (see moss; plant); some of the earliest land plants resembled modern liverworts.
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 that are classified with the mosses in the division Bryophyta. Hepatica is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Ranunculales, family Ranunculaceae.



a genus of perennial evergreen herbaceous plants of the family Ranunculaceae. The leaves form a basal rosette and consist of three or five leathery lobes on long petioles. The solitary, regular flowers are purple or white; the perianth consists of six to ten petallike sepals. The fruit is a multiple nut, whose lobes and juicy caruncles are eaten and distributed by ants.

There are six to ten species of hepatica, distributed predominantly in the temperate belt of Eurasia and in the eastern part of North America. There are three species in the USSR: H. nobilis, which grows in hardwood forests and shrub thickets in the European USSR; H. Falconeri, which is found in Middle Asia; and H. asiatica, which grows in the southern Primor’e region. H. nobilis and H. angulosa are cultivated as ornamentals.

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Marques SMT and ML Scroferneker Fasciola hepatica infection in cattle and buffaloes in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Al igual que en el caso ocurrido en Corrientes, estos animales de Chaco exhibieron cuadros compatibles a falla hepatica (enzimas, disminucion de albuminas) y renal (elevados niveles de urea).
code) characterization) type (code) 1 Acrostaphylos- C1--unsuitable for Dry alvar alvar (ll) field crops, (Lok) suitable for grassland husbandry 2 Hepatica (sl) A22--medium-textured Dry typical automorphic soils (Aak) well suitable for field crops 3 Oxalis (jk), A--medium-textured Dry heathy Oxalis-Myrtillus automorphic (A21) (Pak), moist (jk-ms) and well-drained heathy (Pan) gleyed (A42 (1)) soils well suitable for field crops 4 Vaccinium B33(1)--light- Poor ulginosum (sn) textured well- paludified drained gley soils, (Sov) reasonably suited to field crops, well suited for grassland husbandry (1) Group codes A42 and B33 are valid if soils are sufficiently drained.
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Fasciola hepatica eggs in stool are generally observed in the acute phase but not in the chronic phase (6).
Dosinia hepatica was first recorded at Fanie's Island in November 1971 (Table 4a) and was common throughout the surveys done in 1982/83 and 2005 (Tables 2, 3).
Common human liver flukes include Clonorchis sinensis, Opisthorchis viverrini, Fasciola hepatica and Schistosoma species.
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Em seguida, o fluxo foi elevado para se garantir a oxigenacao hepatica, e a ligadura em torno da veiaporta foi amarrada para fixacao da canula.