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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Exploration of peritoneal cavity

Upper abdominal organs in situ

Image #138-6

KEYWORDS: Overview.

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Exploration of peritoneal cavity
Upper abdominal organs in situ
The upper part of the specimen shown in the previous view is shown here in great detail. The direction of view has been altered slightly so that the anterior part of the coronary ligament of the liver is visible reflecting onto the diaphragm(7). The greater omentum (12) obscures the left portion of the transverse colon and the splenic flexure of the colon.
1 . Liver (right lobe)
2 . Falciform ligament of liver
3 . Ligamentum teres (of liver)
4 . Fundus gallbladder
5 . Right colic flexure
6 . Transverse colon
7 . Diaphragm (cut at reflections of coronary ligament of liver)
8 . Esophagus
9 . Left triangular ligament
10 . Spleen
11 . Stomach
12 . Greater omentum (overlying left colic flexure)
13 . Diaphragm (cut edge)