World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Short gastric veins

Article Id: WHEBN0004479607
Reproduction Date:

Title: Short gastric veins  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Short gastric, Pancreaticoduodenal veins, Batson venous plexus, Median sacral vein, Inferior rectal veins
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Short gastric veins

Short gastric veins
The portal vein and its tributaries (short gastric veins visible at upper right)
Details
Latin Venae gastricae breves
Drains from
Stomach
Drains to
Splenic vein
Dorlands
/Elsevier
v_05/12850386
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.

References

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


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.