vena gastrica


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Noun1.vena gastrica - one of several veins draining the stomach walls
left gastric vein, vena gastrica sinistra - arises from a union of veins from the gastric cardia; runs in the lesser omentum; empties into the portal vein
pyloric vein, right gastric vein, vena gastrica-dextra - receives veins from the upper surfaces of the stomach and empties into the portal vein
stomach, tum, tummy, breadbasket - an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"