Definition: 'Hepatorenal Recess Of Subhepatic Space'
hepatorenal recess of subhepatic spaceType: Term
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.
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