a fossa formed by two peritoneal folds, enclosing the left colic artery and the inferior mesenteric vein, respectively, at the side of the duodenum; it is smaller than the paraduodenal recess which is sometimes found in the same region.
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Landzert,T., 19th century German anatomist.
Gruber-Landzert fossa - see under Gruber, Wenzel L
Landzert fossa - a fossa formed by two peritoneal folds enclosing the left colic artery and the inferior mesenteric vein at the side of the duodenum
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