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Hartmann pouch

Pronunciation: hahrt'mahn

Definition: a spheroid or conical pouch at the junction of the neck of the gallbladder and the cystic duct.

Synonym(s): ampulla of gallbladder, fossa provesicalis, pelvis of gallbladder

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