6 Written Questions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Specialized macrophages located in the liver. They line the walls of the sinusoids that form the reticuloendothelial system.
- Ductus venosus.
- Central vein.
- Umbilical vein.
- A transverse fissure between the neck of the gallbladder and the junction of the fissures for lig. teres and lig. venosum.
5 True/False Questions
How much does the liver weigh? → A transverse fissure between the neck of the gallbladder and the junction of the fissures for lig. teres and lig. venosum.
What structure separates the liver from the heat in the developing embryo? → Septum transversum.
What structure joins with the hepatic duct just below the porta hepatis? → The cystic duct from the gallbladder.
How do the hepatic artery and portal vein enter the liver? → Right upper extent is just under the nipple in 4th intercostal space, across from xiphisternal joint. Left extent is one or two intercostal spaces lower under left nipple.
Where is the exact location of the liver? → 1. Diaphragmatic surface: anterior facing has a peritoneum, but posterior does not (it's bare).
2. Visceral surface: flat and covered with peritoneum.