Hepar meaning

(obsolete, chemistry) Liver of sulphur; a substance of a liver-brown colour, sometimes used in medicine, formed by fusing sulphur with carbonates of the alkalis (especially potassium).
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(obsolete, chemistry) Any substance resembling hepar in appearance; specifically, in homeopathy, calcium sulphide.
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Origin of hepar

  • Latin hepar, hepatis (“the liver”).
    From Wiktionary