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A deep pocket inside the upper right peritoneal cavity between the liver and the peritoneal surface of the right kidney. When a person is lying on his back, fluid from the omental bursa will pool into the hepatorenal recess.Synonym: hepatorenal pouch
See also: recess
Morison,James Rutherford, English surgeon, 1853-1939.
Morison pouch - the deep recess of the peritoneal cavity on the right side. Synonym(s): hepatorenal recess