6 Written Questions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Umbilical vein.
- Ductus venosus.
- 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.
- Through the porta hepatis.
- The free margin of the lesser omentum, aka the hepatoduodenal ligament.
5 True/False Questions
What are the features of the liver's visceral surface? → 1. Gallbladder,
2. Fissure for the ligamentum teres (round ligament),
3. Fissure for the ligamentum venosum, and
4. Porta hepatis.
What structure separates the liver from the heat in the developing embryo? → Septum transversum.
What is the porta hepatis? → A transverse fissure between the neck of the gallbladder and the junction of the fissures for lig. teres and lig. venosum.
What is a Kupffer cell? → A transverse fissure between the neck of the gallbladder and the junction of the fissures for lig. teres and lig. venosum.
The hepatic and cystic ducts come together to form which structure? → 1. Diaphragmatic surface: anterior facing has a peritoneum, but posterior does not (it's bare).
2. Visceral surface: flat and covered with peritoneum.