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right lateral division of liver


Definition: in the surgical schema for subdividing the liver, the portion that lies to the right of the approximately vertical plane of the right hepatic vein and includes the right anterior and posterior lateral segments (hepatic segments VI and VII); it comprises approximately the right third of the right anatomic lobe of the liver.

Synonym(s): divisio lateralis dextra hepatisTA

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