Obsolete term for the Valvula venae cavae inferiore.
Obsolete term for the Valvula venae cavae inferiore, an endocardial fold extending from the anterior inferior margin of the inferior vena cava to the anterior part of the limbus fossa ovalis.
- B. Eustachi:
Opuscula anatomica. Venetiis, V. Luchinus, 1564. Plate VIII.
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