Medical Definition of Fossa venosa

1. An occasional recess in the peritoneum to the left of the terminal portion of the duodenum located behind a fold containing the inferior mesenteric vein. Synonym: recessus paraduodenalis, fossa venosa, paraduodenal fossa. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fossa Venosa

fossa submandibularis
fossa subscapularis
fossa supraclavicularis major
fossa supraclavicularis minor
fossa supraspinata
fossa supratonsillaris
fossa temporalis
fossa tonsillaris
fossa triangularis
fossa trochanterica
fossa trochlearis
fossa venae cavae
fossa venae umbilicalis
fossa venosa (current term)
fossa vesicae biliaris
fossae
fossane
fossas
fossate
fosse
fossed
fosses
fosset
fossette
fossettes
fosseway
fosseways

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