fossa of ductus venosus

(redirected from fossa ductus venosi)

fos·sa of duc·tus ve·no·sus

a wide groove located posteriorly on the undersurface of the fetal liver between the caudate and left lobes; it lodges the ductus venosus and becomes the fissure of the ligamentum venosum in the adult.
Synonym(s): fossa ductus venosi