gastric vein

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Related to gastric vein: right gastric vein, Short gastric veins
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Noun1.gastric vein - 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"
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We found that the pancreatic body and tail carcinomas were all located within the pancreatic capsule and no sign of metastasis, normal liver, splenomegaly, and short gastric vein, gastroepiploic vein, gastric coronary vein dilated in gastrosplenic region.
9 Under gen- eral anesthesia a left subcostal incision was used to perform the routine splenectomy then the right gastric vein was disconnected near the gastric an- gular incisura followed by the disconnection of the gastric branch of the right gastric vein as well as the branches of the gastric coronary veins.