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

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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 http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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