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right medial division of liver


Definition: in the surgical schema for subdividing the liver, the portion that lies between the approximately vertical planes of the right and middle hepatic veins and includes the right anterior and posterior medial segments (hepatic segments V and VIII); it comprises approximately the middle third of the anatomic right lobe of the liver.

Synonym(s): divisio medialis dextra hepatisTA

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