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Dictionary entry overview: What does hepatic lobe mean?
• HEPATIC LOBE (noun)
The noun HEPATIC LOBE has 1 sense:
1. any of the five lobes forming the liver
Familiarity information: HEPATIC LOBE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||hepatic lobe [BACK TO TOP]|
Any of the five lobes forming the liver
Nouns denoting body parts
Hypernyms ("hepatic lobe" is a kind of...):
lobe ((anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part)
Holonyms ("hepatic lobe" is a part of...):
liver (large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes)
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