fissure for ligamentum venosum

fis·sure for lig·a·men·tum ve·no·sum

a deep cleft extending from the porta hepatis to the inferior vena cava between the left lobe and the caudate lobe; it lodges the ligamentum venosum and is thus a vestige of the fossa of the ductus venosus.
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It is bounded on the left by fissure for ligamentum venosum, inferiorly by porta hepatis, and on the right by inferior vena cava.
1] The caudate lobe is a distinct lobe, located on the posterior surface of liver between the groove for inferior vena cava to the right, fissure for ligamentum venosum to the left, and porta hepatis anteriorly.
There are two normal fissures: fissure for the ligamentum teres and fissure for ligamentum venosum.