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diaphragmatic surface (of heart, liver, lung, spleen)


Definition: the surface of an organ in contact with the diaphragm (facies diaphragmatica...) as of the heart (... cordis [TA]); liver (... hepatis [TA]); lungs (... pulmonis [TA]); and spleen (... splenica [TA]).

Synonym(s): facies diaphragmatica (cordis, hepatis, pulmonis, splenica)TA

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