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Liver Anatomy

Aka: Liver Anatomy, Liver, Hepatic Anatomy
  1. See Also
    1. Abdominal Anatomy
    2. Gall Bladder
    3. Portal System
    4. Bilirubin
  2. Anatomy
    1. giLiverGrayBB1085.gifLewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)
    2. giLiverInferiorGrayBB1086.gifLewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)
    3. giLiverInferiorGrayBB1087.gifLewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)
    4. giLiverSinusGrayBB1092.gifLewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)
    5. giPortalCanalXsPigGrayBB1093.gifLewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)

Liver (C0023884)

Definition (FMA) Lobular organ which has as its parts lobules connected to the biliary tree. Examples: There is only one liver.
Definition (UWDA) Lobular organ the parenchyma of which consists of lobules which communicate with the biliary tree. Examples: There is only one liver.
Definition (NCI) A triangular-shaped organ located under the diaphragm in the right hypochondrium. It is the largest internal organ of the body, weighting up to 2 kg. Metabolism and bile secretion are its main functions. It is composed of cells which have the ability to regenerate.
Definition (NCI_CDISC) A triangular-shaped organ located under the diaphragm in the right hypochondrium. It is the largest internal organ of the body, weighting up to 2 kg. Metabolism and bile secretion are its main functions. It is composed of cells which have the ability to regenerate. (NCI)
Definition (NCI_NCI-GLOSS) A large organ located in the upper abdomen. The liver cleanses the blood and aids in digestion by secreting bile.
Definition (CSP) large gland of a dark-red color situated in the upper part of the abdomen on the right side; comprised of thousands of minute lobules, the functional units of the liver; functions include the storage and filtration of blood, secretion of bile, excretion of bilirubin and other substances formed elsewhere, and numerous metabolic functions, including the conversion of sugars into glycogen, which it stores.
Concepts Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)
MSH D008099
SnomedCT 10200004
HL7 LIVER
LNC LP29289-3, LP7400-7, MTHU002039, LA4584-4
English Liver, Livers, Body System, Hepatic, Hepatic Body System, Hepatic Organ System, Organ System, Hepatic, Hepar, Structure of liver, liver, liver structure, livers, LIVER, Liver structure, Liver structure (body structure), Liver, NOS, Gastrointestinal Tract, Liver
Swedish Lever
Czech játra
Finnish Maksa
Russian PECHEN', HEPAR, ПЕЧЕНЬ
Italian Fegati, Fegato
Croatian JETRA
Latvian Aknas
Polish Wątroba
Japanese 肝臓, 肝
Norwegian Lever, Hepar
Spanish estructura del hígado (estructura corporal), estructura del hígado, hígado, Hígado
French Foie
German Hepar, Leber, Lebern
Dutch Lever
Portuguese Fígado
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


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