greater curvature of stomach

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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.
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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]
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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.
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The great curvature (Curvatura ventriculi major) of the stomach forms the convex border of the stomach and was extended from the fundus to the pyloric region and this curvature descended ventrocaudally to touch the lateral abdominal wall.