Meaning of hepatoscopy

hep•a•tos•co•py

Pronunciation: (hep"u-tos'ku-pē), [key]
— pl. -pies.
  1. medical examination of the liver.
  2. examination of the livers of sacrificed animals as a technique of divination.
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