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superior duodenal fossa

 

Definition: a peritoneal recess extending upward behind the superior duodenal fold.

Synonym(s): recessus duodenalis superiorTA, superior duodenal recess, duodenojejunal fossa, duodenojejunal recess, Jonnesco fossa

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