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inferior duodenal fossa


Definition: the variable peritoneal recess which lies behind the inferior duodenal fold and along the ascending part of the duodenum.

Synonym(s): recessus duodenalis inferiorTA, Gruber-Landzert fossa, inferior duodenal recess

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