1. Synonym(s): superior hypogastric (nerve) plexus
2. terminal branch of anterior vagal trunk that runs along lesser curvature of the stomach to within a few centimeters of the gastroduodenal junction, but apparently never reaches the pyloric sphincter.
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Latarget,André, French anatomist, 1877-1947.
Latarget nerve - terminal branch of anterior vagal trunk which runs along lesser curvature of the stomach. Synonym(s): superior hypogastric plexus
Latarget vein - a tributary of the right gastric vein that passes anterior to the pylorus at its junction with the duodenum. Synonym(s): prepyloric vein
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