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 for Hepar
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hepar \He"par\, n. [L. hepar, hepatis, the liver, Gr. ?.]
     1. (Old Chem.) 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.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Any substance resembling hepar proper, in appearance;
        specifically, in homeopathy, calcium sulphide, called also
        hepar sulphuris calcareum (?).
        [1913 Webster]
     Hepar antimonii(Old Chem.), a substance, of a liver-brown
        color, obtained by fusing together antimony sulphide with
        alkaline sulphides, and consisting of sulphantimonites of
        the alkalies; -- called also liver of antimony.
        [1913 Webster]

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