Left lobe of liver

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Left lobe of liver
Posterior and inferior surfaces of the liver. (Left lobe labeled at upper left.)
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Latin lobus hepatis sinister
TA A05.8.01.027
FMA 13363
Anatomical terminology

The left lobe is smaller and more flattened than the right. It is situated in the epigastric and left hypochondriac regions. Its upper surface is slightly convex and is moulded on to the diaphragm; its under surface presents the gastric impression and omental tuberosity.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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