gastric nerve


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gastric nerve

Any of the autonomic nerves to the stomach from the esophageal plexus that are composed of axons from the vagus (CN X) and greater splanchnic nerves.
See also: nerve
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The anterior gastric nerve is the major gastric branch that lies along the lesser curvature.
Therefore knowledge of variants of branching and disposition of the anterior gastric nerve decreases the risk of ulcer recurrence in highly selective vagotomy.
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