Quadrate lobe of liver

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Quadrate lobe of liver
Posterior and inferior surfaces of the liver. (Quadrate lobe visible at bottom center.)
Illu liver gallbladder.jpg
Latin Lobus quadratus
TA A05.8.01.029
FMA 13364
Anatomical terminology

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.


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

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