umbilical vein

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Related to left umbilical vein: vena umbilicalis, umbilical clamp
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Noun1.umbilical vein - a vein in the umbilical cordumbilical vein - a vein in the umbilical cord; returns nutrient blood from the placenta to the fetus
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
umbilical, umbilical cord - membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta
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The branch to segment II continues laterally but the main left portal vein takes a more anterior and vertical course in the umbilical fissure (the vein of the umbilical fissure) where it gives branches to segments III and IV and receives the obliterated left umbilical vein (ligamentum teres).
Ductus venosus (DV) is a part of the umbilical veins and develops as a channel in the liver as the liver grows and impinges on the remaining left umbilical vein. This small, trumpet-shaped vessel allows blood to flow from the umbilical vein to the left side of the inferior vena cava (IVC), near the entrance to the heart.
Situs (arrowhead), hepatoblast (double arrows), liver sinusoid (arrow), left umbilical vein (black star), and right umbilical vein (asterisk) were indicated.