left gastric vein


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left gas·tric vein

[TA]
arises from a union of veins from both surfaces of the cardia of the stomach and an esophageal tributary from the cardiac portion of the esophagus; it runs in the lesser omentum and empties into the portal vein.
See also: esophageal veins.

left gas·tric vein

(left gas'trik vān) [TA]
Arises from a union of veins from both surfaces of the cardia of the stomach and an esophageal tributary from the cardiac portion of the esophagus; it runs in the lesser omentum and empties into the portal vein.
See also: esophageal veins