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curvature

 [ker´vah-chur]
a nonangular deviation from a normally straight course.
greater curvature of stomach the left or lateral and inferior border of the stomach, marking the inferior junction of the anterior and posterior surfaces.
lesser curvature of stomach the right or medial border of the stomach, marking the superior junction of the anterior and posterior surfaces.
penile curvature curvature of the penis to one side when erect; called also clubbed penis.
Pott's curvature abnormal posterior curvature of the spine occurring as a result of Pott's disease.
spinal curvature abnormal deviation of the vertebral column, as in kyphosis, lordosis, and scoliosis.

great·er cur·va·ture of stom·ach

[TA]
the border of the stomach to which the greater omentum is attached.
Synonym(s): curvatura ventriculi major [TA]

great·er cur·va·ture of stom·ach

(grā'tĕr kŭr'vă-chŭr stŏm'ăk) [TA]
The border of the stomach to which the greater omentum is attached.

curvature

a nonangular deviation from a normally straight course.

greater curvature of reticulum
in the cow lies against the diaphragm opposite the sixth and seventh ribs and faces left and ventrally.
greater curvature of stomach
the left or lateral border of the stomach, marking the junction of the parietal and visceral surfaces.
lesser curvature of reticulum
in the cow faces right and dorsally and lies against the omasum.
lesser curvature of stomach
the right or medial border of the stomach, marking the junction of the parietal and visceral surfaces.
spinal curvature
abnormal deviation of the vertebral column, as in kyphosis, lordosis and scoliosis.
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The most common radiological manifestations of PS include polysplenia multiple nodular spleens in the course of the greater curvature of the stomach in the left upper quadrant, left-sided IVC, midline liver, preduodenal portal vein, short pancreas, malrotation of the intestines, and dextrocardia (1, 2, 7).
Suggested collateral pathways in cases of splenic artery thrombosis include anastomosis between the right gastroepiploic artery (from the gastroduodenal artery) and left gastroepiploic artery (from the splenic artery) on the greater curvature of the stomach and gastric branches of the left gastric artery and short gastric arteries (9).
The lesion extended to involve the anterior left pararenal fascia and was in close proximity to the posterior aspect of the greater curvature of the stomach.
Greater omentum was cut along the greater curvature of the stomach and the stomach was dissected.
Duplications are mostly located in the greater curvature of the stomach and do not communicate with the gastric lumen.
In most cases, the tissue is functional and is commonly found along the greater curvature of the stomach, duodenum, and jejunum [1,3,6].
CT scan showed apparent evidence of recurrence of tumour at the site of the previous resection margin in a similar location to the original primary tumour with additional abnormal soft tissue adjacent to the greater curvature of the stomach consistent with local or nodal recurrence.
We recently encountered a case of primary omental pregnancy located on the "gastrocolic ligament," a portion of the greater omentum passing from the greater curvature of the stomach and the first part of the duodenum to the transverse colon.
The adipose tissue was found irregularly and most frequently distributed at the bottom and borders of the omental bursa as well as near the greater curvature of the stomach.
Leads implanted on the greater curvature of the stomach from an implanted pulse generator (IPG) carry pulses of electric energy that stimulate stomach muscle to contract and relax.
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) demonstrated healing of the previous insertion site of the PEG tube on the greater curvature of the stomach.
Identify the gastro-epiploic arteries in the greater omentum, 2-3 cm from its junction with the greater curvature of the stomach.

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