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cystohepatic triangle

 

Definition: area bounded by the cystic duct, common hepatic duct, and inferior (visceral) surface of the liver; the cystic artery lies within the cystohepatic triangle, which is used to locate it during a laparoscopic cholescystectomy.

Synonym(s): Calot triangleTA, trigonum cystohepaticumTA

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