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Medical Term:

Riedel lobe

Pronunciation: re'del


an occasional tonguelike process extending downward from the right lobe of the liver lateral to the gallbladder; a similar process may, though rarely, extend from the left lobe.

Synonym(s): lobus appendicularis, lobus linguiformis

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