19.7 Liver, gall bladder and passages

Blood supply of the liver


Quiz 18

The blood supply of the liver has two sources: on the one hand the hepatic artery (oxygenated), a branch of the coeliac artery, and on the other the venous blood of the entire region of the intestines collected by the portal vein. This last circulation is rich in nutrients.and first pass through the liver on its way to the inferior vena cava.


Quiz 23

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