left gastroomental artery

left gas·tro·o·men·tal ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, splenic; distribution, greater curvature of stomach and greater omentum; anastomoses, right gastroepiploic and short gastric arteries.

left gas·tro·o·men·tal ar·te·ry

(left gas'trō-ō-men'tăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, splenic; distribution, greater curvature of stomach and greater omentum; anastomoses, right gastroepiploic and short gastric arteries.
Synonym(s): arteria gastroepiploica sinistra, arteria gastroomentalis sinistra, left gastroepiploic artery.
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These revealed an anatomic variant with absence of the left gastroepiploic artery (left gastroomental artery), the gastroepiploic arch being exclusively formed by the right gastroepiploic artery (right gastroomental artery), and consecutively a separate origin of the LOA (left omental branch) from an inferior pole splenic artery (Figures 2 and 3).