ductus venosus

[ vē-nōsəs ]

n.

A fetal vein that passes through the liver to the inferior vena cava.

Nearby words

  1. ductless gland,
  2. ductor,
  3. ductule,
  4. ductus,
  5. ductus arteriosis,
  6. ductwork,
  7. dud,
  8. duddy,
  9. dude,
  10. dude ranch


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