Away from the liver, usually referring to portal blood flow.

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hep·a·tof·u·gal (hep″ə-tofґu-gəl) [hepato- + -fugal2] directed or flowing away from the liver.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • hepatofugal — hepato|fuga̱l [zu ↑Hepar u. lat. fugere =fliehen]: von der Leber wegführend (von Gefäßen) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • hepatofugal — he|pa|to|fu|gal <zu lat. fugere »fliehen« u. 1↑...al> von der Leber wegführend (von Gefäßen; Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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