suprahepatic abscess

an abscess occurring in the suspensory ligament between the liver and the diaphragm.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • suprahepatic — Above the liver. * * * su·pra·he·pat·ic hi pat ik adj situated superior to or on the surface of the liver <a suprahepatic abscess> * * * su·pra·he·pat·ic (soo″prə hə patґik) superior to the liver …   Medical dictionary

  • suprahepatic — “+ adjective Etymology: supra + hepatic : situated above or on the surface of the liver a suprahepatic abscess …   Useful english dictionary

  • space — Any demarcated portion of the body, either an area of the surface, a segment of the tissues, or a cavity. SEE ALSO: area, region, zone. SYN: spatium [TA]. [L. spatium, room, s.] alveolar dead s …   Medical dictionary

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