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Ligament coronary ligament attaches liver to under

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Unformatted text preview: erior/visceral (related to abdominal viscera) - Diaphragmatic surfaces: all surfaces, excluding inferior, that are in touch with diaphragm Ligaments: formed by peritoneum (except for round ligament) - Coronary ligament: attaches liver to under surface of diaphragm o Bare area: on R side, layers of coronary ligament are far apart, creating area of liver that is not covered by peritoneum - Falciform ligament: attaches anterior surface of liver to posterior surface of the anterior abdominal wall o Divides the liver into 2 major lobes (L and R) in the anterior view - Round ligament: remnant of the umbilical vein, invested between 2 layers of falciform ligament o Stretches from liver and ends just behind the belly button Inferior/visceral surface: inferior vena cava (partially embedded within liver tissue) and 4 lobes present - Caudate lobe, to the L of the inferior vena cava and quadrate lobe to the L of the gallbladder - Functionally related (blood supply and bile collection) to the L lobe - Porta hepatis (door of liver) – passage for 3 major structures (also nerves and lymphatics): o Common bile duct, hepatic portal vein and hepatic artery proper (branch of celiac artery) Gallbladder: stores (150 mL capacity) and concentrates bile produced by the liver; intraperitoneal - Surface marking...
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