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Liver Microstructure – Best Figure from Gray’s Anatomy

Liver Microstructure is very important to understand. As well as it is difficult to memorize all the hexagonal liver units at once. Recently Our Roxana Madam has shown us an excellent slide of liver units. That consists of Classic hepatic lobule, Portal Lobule, Liver Acinus, the metabolic zone of the liver acinus.

Liver Microstructure – Best Figure from Gray’s Anatomy

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hepatic-lobule-portal-lobule-liver-acinus

The above structure shows

  • Classic hepatic lobule
  • Portal Lobule
  • Liver Acinus
  • Metabolic zone of liver acinus
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liver-microstructure-grays-anatomy

The above structure shows

  • Hepatic plate
  • Central vein
  • Venous plate
  • Bile canaliculi
  • Bile Ductule
  • Space of Mall
  • Space of Disse
  • Portal Triad (portal vein, hepatic artery, bile ductule)
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