left liver

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left liver

[TA]
portion of the liver receiving blood from the left branches of the hepatic artery and portal vein, and from which bile is drained via the left hepatic duct; the plane of the middle hepatic vein (demarcated externally on the visceral surface by the fossae for the gallbladder and inferior vena cava and on the diaphragmatic surface by a line extrapolated from the gallbladder to the terminal inferior vena cava) separates left from right liver.

left liv·er

(left liv'ĕr) [TA]
Portion of the liver receiving blood from the left branches of the hepatic artery and portal vein, and from which bile is drained through the left hepatic duct; the plane of the middle hepatic vein separates left from right liver.