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serosa of liver

 

Definition: hepatic serous coat; peritoneal covering of the liver, enclosing almost all except for a triangular area on its posterior surface (the “bare area of the liver”) and a smaller area where the liver and gallbladder are in direct contact.

Synonym(s): tunica serosa hepatisTA

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