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left gastric artery


Definition: origin, celiac; distribution, cardia of stomach at lesser curvature, abdominal part of the esophagus, and, frequently, a portion of the left lobe of the liver via an aberrant left hepatic branch; anastomoses, esophageal, right gastric.

Synonym(s): arteria gastrica sinistraTA, coronary artery2

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