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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

less·er cur·va·ture of stom·ach

[TA]
the right border of the stomach to which the lesser omentum is attached.
Synonym(s): curvatura ventriculi minor [TA]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

less·er cur·va·ture of stom·ach

(les'ĕr kŭr'vă-chŭr stŏm'ăk) [TA]
The right border of the stomach to which the lesser omentum is attached.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Right and left gastric veins were evaluated as a gastric vein because the mass located at the lesser curvature of the stomach prevented assessment (Figure 2).
The site of bleeding was found to be vessels originating from the lesser curvature of the stomach, which were successfully ligated.
Endoscopy revealed esophageal varices in the distal esophagus without bleeding and a 2.5 cm ulcer lesion on the lesser curvature of the stomach. Biopsies revealed signet ring cell carcinoma.
A big lymph node with a short-axis diameter > 8 mm can be seen along the lesser curvature of the stomach.
Common sites for peptic ulcers are the first part of the duodenum and lesser curvature of the stomach, but they can occur in sites which contain ectopic gastric mucosa, e.g.
These lesions are mostly located in the lesser curvature of the stomach; however, they may be found anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract.
(a) An oval-shaped mass (white arrow) with a size of 43 x 32 mm was observed in the lesser curvature of the stomach, which exhibited a slightly low density on plain scanning CT imaging.
Adhesions were encountered between the lateral segment of the liver and the lesser curvature of the stomach, likely a consequence of the previous abdominal surgery.
There were also slightly enlarged, non-homogenous enhancing paraaortic lymph node (11 mm) and hypodense nodules (6-11 mm) nearby the lesser curvature of the stomach. (Fig.2).
Exploratory laparotomy revealed a large cystic tumor with a solid component arising from lesser curvature of the stomach, showing focal intraluminal extension across the posterior gastric wall and occupying the whole lesser sac and abdominal cavity.
The cyst, as the abdominal CT scan reported, was located in the lesser curvature of the stomach, adherent to the stomach wall without any communication with the gastric lumen.
In YGBP group, the dissection began directly on the lesser curvature of the stomach, and a gastric pouch of about 20% of the total gastric volume was created.