Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Alimentary system > Liver > Diaphragmatic surface > Bare area > Fissure for ligamentum venosum



The posterior part of left sagittal fossa, or fissure for ligamentum venosum (fossa for the ductus venosus), lies between the left lobe and the caudate lobe; it lodges in the fetus, the ductus venosus, and in the adult a slender fibrous cord, the ligamentum venosum, the obliterated remains of that vessel

This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from


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