ductus cuvieri defined in 1951 yearductus cuvieri - ductus cuvieri (cuvierian duct);
ductus cuvieri - Main vein of fish (and of tetrapod embryo) returning blood from cardinal veins (in body-wall) to heart (under gut) in a fold of coelomic lining which forms the posterior wall of pericardia! cavity. There is one on each side. Becomes vena cava superior in adult tetrapods.
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