Definition: of a pair of branches, the branch passing to the right side of the body, to the right member of a bilateral pair of structures, or to the right portion of an unpaired structure; the other member of the pair being a left branch. Terminologia Anatomica list(s) right branch(es) (ramus dexter) of the following: 1) hepatic artery proper (ramus dexter arteriae hepaticae propriae [TA]); and 2) portal vein (ramus dexter venae portae hepatis [TA]).
Synonym(s): ramus dexterTA
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