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left gastroomental vein

 

Definition: the vein that accompanies the left gastroepiploic artery along the greater curvature of the stomach; it empties into the splenic vein.

Synonym(s): left gastroepiploic vein, vena gastroepiploica sinistra, vena gastroomentalis sinistra

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