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1 Visceral surface. Facies visceralis. Posteroinfe-rior, partially concave surface of liver facing the viscera.

2 Fossa of gallbladder. Fossa vesicae biliaris. Fossa on the visceral surface of the liver that lodges the gallbladder. A

3 Fissure for round ligament. Fissura ligamenti teretis. Fissure on the visceral surface of the liver that lodges the ligamentum teres hepatis. A

4 Round ligament of liver. Lig. teres hepatis. The connective tissue remains of the umbilical vein. B

5 Ligamentum venosum. [[Arantii]]. Venous ligament of liver, the fibrous remains of the ductus venosus. B

6 Hilum of liver. Porta hepatis. Fissure between the caudate and quadrate lobes in which run the hepatic artery proper, portal vein and hepatic duct. A B

7 Tuber omentale. Bulge on the visceral surface of the left lobe to the left of the ligamentum ve-nosum. A B

8 Esophageal impression. Impressio oe-sophagea. Groove on the left lobe where the liver is indented by the esophagus. A

9 Gastric impression. Impressio gastrica. Impression caused by contact of the stomach with the visceral surface of the left lobe of the liver. A

10 Duodenal impression. Impressio duodenalis. Impression caused by contact of the duodenum with the right side of the visceral surface of the liver next to the neck ofthe gallbladder. AB

11 Colic impression. Impressio colica. Impression caused by contact of the colon with the visceral surface of the right lobe of liver to the right of the gallbladder. A

12 Renal impression. Impressio renalis. Impression caused by contact of the right kidney with the visceral surface of the right lobe. It overlaps the bare area. A

13 Suprarenal impression. Impressio su-prarenalis. Impression caused by contact of the right suprarenal gland with the bare area on the right side near the inferior vena cava. A

14 [Appendix fibrosa hepatis]. Connective tissue band occasionally present at the upper end of the left lobe of the liver. A

15 Inferior margin. Margo inferior. Border between the diaphragmatic and visceral surfaces of the liver. A

16 Incisura lig. teretis. Notch for round ligament at the lower border of the liver. A B

17 Lobes of liver. Lobi hepatis. The four macro-scopically visible lobes ofthe liver, which are described below.

18 Right lobe of liver. Lobus hepatis dexter. Its border to the left lobe corresponds to the line connecting the inferior vena cava and fundus of the gallbladder. ABC

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19 Anterior segment of liver. Segmentum an-terius. C D

20 Posterior segment of liver. Segmentum post-erius. C D

21 Left lobe of liver. Lobus hepatis sinister. Its right border corresponds to a line connecting the inferior vena cava and fundus of gallbladder. ABC

22 Medial segment. Segmentum mediale. C D

23 Quadrate part. Pars quadrata. Part belonging to the quadrate lobe. D

24 Lateral segment. Segmentum laterale. C D

25 Quadrate lobe. Lobus quadratus. Liver lobe situated between the gallbladder, round ligament and hilum. A B

26 Caudate lobe. Lobus caudatus. Liver lobe situated between the inferior vena cava, hilum and ligamentum venosum. AB

27 Papillary process. Processus papillaris. Portion of caudate lobe projecting caudally. A B

28 Caudate process. Processus caudatus. Parenchymal connection between the caudate and right lobes cranial to the hilum. AB

29 Tunica serosa. Peritoneal covering containing simple squamous epithelium.

30 Tela subserosa. Connective tissue layer beneath the serosa.

31 Tunica fibrosa. Immobile connective tissue capsule of liver; thick, especially in the bare area not covered by peritoneum.

32 Ligament of vena cava. [[Lig. venae cavae]]. Connective tissue bridging over the inferior vena cava.

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