caudate lobe

noun

cau·​date lobe ˌkȯ-ˌdāt- How to pronounce caudate lobe (audio)
: a lobe of the liver bounded on the right by the inferior vena cava, on the left by the fissure of the ductus venosus, and connected with the right lobe by a narrow prolongation

called also spigelian lobe

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“Caudate lobe.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/caudate%20lobe. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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