splenic vein

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Noun1.splenic vein - a vein formed by several small veins on the surface of the spleen; joins the superior mesenteric to form the portal vein
spleen, lien - a large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; produces cells involved in immune responses
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"