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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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