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Medical Term:

right gastric vein

Definition

it receives veins from both surfaces of the upper portion of the stomach, runs to the right along the lesser curvature of the stomach, and empties into the portal vein.

Synonym(s): vena gastrica dextraTA, pyloric vein

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