Hepatic diverticulum

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Hepatic diverticulum
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Liver with the septum transversum. Human embryo 3 mm. long.
Details
Gives rise to liver
Identifiers
Latin diverticulum hepaticum
Code TE E5.4.6.0.0.0.14
Anatomical terminology

For use of the term in molluscs refer to Diverticulum (mollusc)

The hepatic diverticulum (or liver bud) is a primordial cellular extension of the embryonic foregut endoderm that gives rise to the parenchyma of the liver.[1]

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