Quadrate lobe of liver
|Quadrate lobe of liver|
|Posterior and inferior surfaces of the liver. (Quadrate lobe visible at bottom center.)|
| 1: Right lobe of liver|
2: Left lobe of liver
3: Quadrate lobe of liver
4: Round ligament of liver
5: Falciform ligament
6: Caudate lobe of liver
7: Inferior vena cava
8: Common bile duct
9: Hepatic artery
10: Portal vein
11: Cystic duct
12: Hepatic duct
|Gray's||subject #250 1192|
The quadrate lobe is an area of the liver situated on the under surface of the right lobe, bounded in front by the anterior margin of the liver; behind by the porta; on the right, by the fossa for the gall-bladder; and on the left, by the fossa for the umbilical vein.
It is oblong in shape, its antero-posterior diameter being greater than its transverse.
- quadrate+lobe at eMedicine Dictionary
- Roche Lexicon - illustrated navigator, at Elsevier 12581.000-1
- SUNY Labs 38:12-0202 - "The Visceral Surface of the Liver"
- SUNY Anatomy Image 7811
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Anatomy of torso, digestive system: Digestive glands
|Liver||by region: Left lobe (Caudate lobe, Quadrate lobe) • Right lobe • Transverse fissure of liver bile ducts: Bile canaliculus • Canals of Hering • Interlobular bile ducts • Intrahepatic bile ducts • Left and Right hepatic ducts • Common hepatic duct|
|Gallbladder||by region: Body • Fundus • Neck|
ducts: Cystic duct
|Pancreas||by region: Tail • Body • Head • Uncinate process Pancreatic duct • Accessory pancreatic duct|
|Common||Common bile duct • Hepatopancreatic ampulla • Sphincter of Oddi|
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