hepatocytic etymology

English word hepatocytic comes from English -ic, English hepatocyte

Detailed word origin of hepatocytic

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-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
hepatocyte English (eng) Any of the cells in the liver responsible for the metabolism of protein, carbohydrate and lipid and for detoxification.
hepatocytic English (eng) Of or pertaining to a hepatocyte.

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