Medical Definition of Ductus venosus

1. In the foetus, continuation of the left umbilical vein through the liver to the vena cava inferior; after birth, its lumen becomes obliterated, forming the ligamentum venosum. Ductus venosus arantii, rarely used term for ductus venosus. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ductus Venosus

ductus perilymphaticus
ductus pharyngobranchialis III
ductus pharyngobranchialis IV
ductus prostatici
ductus reuniens
ductus semicirculares
ductus sublinguales minores
ductus sublingualis major
ductus submandibularis
ductus submaxillaris
ductus sudoriferus
ductus thoracicus
ductus thoracicus dexter
ductus thyroglossus
ductus utriculosaccularis
ductus venosus (current term)
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