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Colic impression

Colic impression on liver
Inferior surface of the liver.
Posterior and inferior surfaces of the liver.
Latin impressio colica hepatis
Gray's subject #250 1189

The portion of the under surface of the right lobe to the right of the fossa for the gall-bladder presents two impressions, one situated behind the other, and separated by a ridge. The anterior of these two impressions, the colic impression, is shallow and is produced by the right colic flexure.

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  • 38:12-0304 - "Stomach, Spleen and Liver: The Visceral Surface of the Liver"

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