- (n.) A beacon tower; a lighthouse.
- (n.) Hence, a harbor.
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Definition for: HEPAR
- (n.) Liver of sulphur; a substance of a liver-brown color, sometimes used in medicine. It is formed by fusing sulphur with carbonates of the alkalies (esp. potassium), and consists essentially of alkaline sulphides. Called also hepar sulphuris (/).
- (n.) Any substance resembling hepar proper, in appearance; specifically, in homeopathy, calcium sulphide, called also hepar sulphuris calcareum (/).
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- (n.) A line, ridge, furrow, or band of fibers, especially in the median line; as, the raphe of the tongue.
- (n.) Same as Rhaphe.