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FISSURE FOR LIGAMENTUM TERES

A cleft on the inferior surface of the liver, running from the inferior border to the left extremity of the porta hepatis; it lodges the round ligament of the liver. Synonym: fissura ligamenti teretis, fissure for ligamentum teres, fossa venae umbilicalis, umbilical fissure, umbilical fossa.
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