left umbilical vein
A vein that returns blood from the placenta to the fetus, traversing the umbilical cord to pass into the liver, where it is joined by the portal vein.
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- left lobe of liver,
- left lymphatic duct,
- left ovarian vein,
- left suprarenal vein,
- left testicular vein,
- left ventricle,
- left ventricular ejection time,
- left ventricular failure,
- left ventricular opening,
- left wing
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