bare area of (diaphragmatic surface of) liver

bare ar·e·a of (diaphragmatic surface of) liv·er

the area on the posterosuperior (diaphragmatic) surface of the liver, bordered by the coronary ligament but itself devoid of peritoneum, so that the diaphragm and liver lie in direct contact and adhere
Synonym(s): area nuda hepatis [TA]
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