Quadrate lobe of liver
|Quadrate lobe of liver|
|Posterior and inferior surfaces of the liver. (Quadrate lobe visible at bottom center.)|
|1: Right lobe of liver
2: Left lobe of liver
3: Quadrate lobe of liver
4: Round ligament of liver
5: Falciform ligament
6: Caudate lobe of liver
7: Inferior vena cava
8: Common bile duct
9: Hepatic artery
10: Portal vein
11: Cystic duct
12: Hepatic duct
|Gray's||subject #250 1192|
The quadrate lobe is an area of the liver situated on the under surface of the right lobe, bounded in front by the anterior margin of the liver; behind by the porta hepatis; on the right, by the fossa for the gall-bladder; and on the left, by the fossa for the umbilical vein.
It is oblong in shape, its antero-posterior diameter being greater than its transverse.
- quadrate+lobe at eMedicine Dictionary
- Anatomy diagram: 12581.000-1 at Roche Lexicon - illustrated navigator, Elsevier
- Anatomy photo:38:12-0202 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The Visceral Surface of the Liver"
- SUNY Anatomy Image 7811
- Mnemonic medicalmnemonics.com 270
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