Colic impression on liver

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Colic impression on liver
Inferior surface of the liver.
Posterior and inferior surfaces of the liver.
Latin impressio colica hepatis
Gray's p.1189

The portion of the under surface of the right lobe to the right of the fossa for the gall-bladder presents two impressions, one situated behind the other, and separated by a ridge. The anterior of these two impressions, the colic impression, is shallow and is produced by the right colic flexure.

External links[edit]

  • Anatomy photo:38:12-0304 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Stomach, Spleen and Liver: The Visceral Surface of the Liver"

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.