fissure for ligamentum venosum

fis·sure for lig·a·men·tum ve·no·sum

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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.
It is bounded on the right by the vena caval groove, on the left by the fissure for ligamentum venosum, above by the posterosuperior border and below by porta hepatis.
There are two normal fissures: fissure for the ligamentum teres and fissure for ligamentum venosum. Besides these, additional fissures may be found on the surface of liver.