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Short gastric veins

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Short gastric veins

Short gastric veins
The portal vein and its tributaries (short gastric veins visible at upper right)
Latin Venae gastricae breves
Drains from
Drains to
Splenic vein
Anatomical terminology

The short gastric veins, four or five in number, drain the fundus and left part of the greater curvature of the stomach, and pass between the two layers of the gastrolienal ligament to end in the splenic vein or in one of its large tributaries.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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