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Medical Term:

fossa for gallbladder


a depression on the visceral surface of the liver anteriorly, between the quadrate and the right lobes, lodging the gallbladder.

Synonym(s): fossa vesicae biliarisTA, fossa vesicae felleae, gallbladder fossa

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