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hepatic

1. of or relating to the liver
2. Botany of or relating to the liverworts
3. having the colour of liver
4. Obsolete any of various drugs for use in treating diseases of the liver
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In the accompaniment of appropriate signals, the hepatic diverticulum is transformed into hepatoblasts organized as cell cords.
On the intrauterine 26th day, an endodermal thickening appears in the ventral wall of the duodenum at the base of the hepatic diverticulum, budding toward the ventral mesentery.
This hepatic diverticulum extends into the septum transversum, where it enlarges and divides into two parts: the larger cranial portion (Pans hepatica), which further divides to form the liver cells and intrahepatic biliary apparatus of the right and left hepatic lobes, and the smaller caudal portion (Pars cystica), which gives rise to the gallbladder and the cystic duct.