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sulcus for vena cava


Definition: a groove on the posterior surface of the liver between the caudate lobe and the right lobe that gives passage to the inferior vena cava.

Synonym(s): sulcus venae cavaeTA, fossa venae cavae, groove for inferior vena cava

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