short gastric arteries

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short gas·tric ar·ter·ies

[TA]
four or five small arteries given off from the splenic, passing via the gastrosplenic ligament to the fundus of the stomach along the greater curvature, and anastomosing with the other arteries in that region.
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short gas·tric ar·te·ries

(shōrt gas'trik ahr'tĕr-ēz) [TA]
Four or five small arteries that give off from the splenic, passing through the gastrosplenic ligament to the fundus of the stomach along the greater curvature, and anastomosing with the other arteries in that region.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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