Hepatorenal recess of subhepatic space

Type:Term

Definitions
1. the deep recess of the subhepatic space of the peritoneal cavity on the right side extending upward between the liver in front and the kidney and suprarenal behind; this is a gravity-dependent portion of the peritoneal cavity when it is in the supine position; fluids drain from the omental bursa into here.

Synonyms
recessus hepatorenalis recessus subhepatici , hepatorenal pouch , Morison pouch

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