Hepatic Vein in the Liver of a Pig
Section of a portion of liver passing longitudinally through a considerable hepatic vein, from the pig. Labels: H, hepatic venous trunk, against which the sides of the lobules (l) are applied; h, sublobulour hepatic veins, on which the bases of the lobules rest, and through the coats of which they are seen as polygonal figures; i, mouth of the intralobular veins, opening into the sublobular veins; i’, intralobular veins shown passing up the center of some divided lobules; l, cut surface of the liver; c, walls of the hepatic venous canal, formed by the polygonal bases of the lobules.
GalleriesMammal Anatomy: Internal Organs
Baker, W. Morrant & Harris, Vincent Dormer Kirkes' Hand-book of Physiology, 13th ed. (Philadelphia: P. Blakiston's Son & Co., 1892) 371