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valve of inferior vena cava


Definition: an endocardial fold extending from the anterior inferior margin of the inferior vena cava to the anterior part of the limbus fossa ovalis.

Synonym(s): valvula venae cavae inferiorisTA, caval valve, eustachian valve, sylvian valve

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