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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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The hepatic diverticulum grows into the septum transversum, which is a splanchnic mesodermal mass extending between the heart anlage and the mesentery (1-3).
Embryologically, the hepatobiliary system originates from the hepatic diverticulum in the direction of septum transversum during 4th week of intrauterine life.
The gallbladder develops during the fifth to sixth week of gestation, when the connection between the hepatic diverticulum and the foregut (duodenum) narrows, forming the bile duct.