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Medical Term:

bare area of (diaphragmatic surface of) liver


Definition: the area on the posterosuperior (diaphragmatic) surface of the liver, bordered by the coronary ligament but itself devoid of peritoneum, so that the diaphragm and liver lie in direct contact and adhere

Synonym(s): area nuda hepatisTA

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