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Medical Term:

posterior surface of body of pancreas

Definition

the extraperitoneal posterior aspect of the gland, lying in contact with the aorta, the splenic vein, the left kidney, and the diaphragmatic crura.

Synonym(s): facies posterior corporis pancreatisTA

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