Flashcards in Digestive Glands Deck (87)
The liver is commonly located in what quadrants?
Upper right and middle abdominal quadrant
The liver is almost completely covered by what?
ribs and costal cartilages
Largest organ in abdominal cavity
mesentery that bridges the liver and anterior abdominal wall between rectus sheaths on the inside of the linea alba
fined thickened lower margin of falciform ligament; it was the umbilical vein in fetus
the ______ loses its mesentery and attaches to the liver
from the anterior view what lobes of the liver are visible?
right and left lobes
From the inferior view, what lobes of the liver are visible?
Right, left, quadrate lobe, and caudate lobe
What is the largest lobe of the liver?
What lobe of the lung is in between the sagittal fissures and is posterior to the horizontal fissure?
What lobe of the lung is in between the sagittal fissures and is anterior to the horizontal fissure?
Which fissure of the liver lines up with the midline of the body?
Left sagittal fissure
What is located in the anterior right sagittal fissure?
What is located in the posterior right sagittal fissure?
What is located in the horizontal fissure?
Nerve lymph and blood supply to the liver; also called the doorway of liver
What is located in the posterior left sagittal fissure?
Ligamentum venosum and root of lesser omentum
What is located in the anterior left sagittal fissure?
Comes up through posterior left sagittal fissure and moves up to cover porta hepatis
Area of the liver that is not covered by mesentery is called?
T/F: The liver is partially mesenteric and partially secondarily retroperitoneal.
T/F: The liver is covered with visceral peritoneum.
______ around the liver are common sites of abdominal infections leading to ascesses
Recess between the inferior border of liver and the kidney
Recess between the superior border of the liver and the inferior border of the diaphragm; less peritoneal fluid
______ surrounds the bare area of the liver
Some lymph from the bare area drains through the diaphragm to _______; important metastasis route for cancer
The ______ and the ________ are reflections that form the border of the recesses
left and right triangular ligament
In terms of the drainage of bile, the liver has _____ functional sides