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fold of left vena cava


Definition: a pericardial fold lying between the left oblique vein of the atrium and the left superior pulmonary vein containing the obliterated remains of the left superior vena cava.

Synonym(s): plica venae cavae sinistraeTA, Marshall vestigial fold, vestigial fold

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