The left lobe is smaller and more flattened than the right. It is situated in the epigastric and left hypochondriac regions. Its upper surface is slightly convex and is moulded on to the diaphragm; its under surface presents the gastric impression and omental tuberosity. [WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Left_lobe_of_liver ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, vertebrate_core

latin term
lobus hepaticus sinister

definition

The left lobe is smaller and more flattened than the right. It is situated in the epigastric and left hypochondriac regions. Its upper surface is slightly convex and is moulded on to the diaphragm; its under surface presents the gastric impression and omental tuberosity. [WP,unvetted].

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a3/Gray1087-liver.png

external definition

Portion of the liver which develops on the fish's left side.[TAO]

has exact synonym

liver left lobe

lobus hepaticus sinister

left liver lobe

has related synonym

lobus hepatis sinister

left hepatic lobe

id

UBERON:0001115