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posterior gastric branches of posterior vagal trunk


Definition: branches of the posterior vagal trunk that pass posterior to the left gastric artery in the hepatogastric ligament to ramify over the posteroinferior surface of the stomach.

Synonym(s): rami gastrici posteriores trunci vagalis posteriorisTA

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