In the fetus, the ductus venosus shunts less than a third of the blood flow of the umbilical vein directly to the inferior vena cava. Thus, it allows oxygenated blood from the placenta to bypass the liver. In conjunction with the other fetal shunts, the foramen ovale and ductus arteriosus, it plays a critical role in preferentially shunting oxygenated blood to the fetal brain. It is a part of fetal circulation.
The numerical value of Ductus venosus in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Ductus venosus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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