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right lobe of liver

 

Definition: the largest lobe of the liver, separated from the left lobe anteriorly and superiorly by the falciform and coronary ligaments and from the caudate and quadrate lobes by the sulcus for the vena cava and the fossa for the gallbladder.

Synonym(s): lobus hepatis dexterTA

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