Definition of Vena gastrica sinistra

1. Noun. Arises from a union of veins from the gastric cardia; runs in the lesser omentum; empties into the portal vein.

Exact synonyms: Left Gastric Vein
Generic synonyms: Gastric Vein, Vena Gastrica



Medical Definition of Vena gastrica sinistra

1. Arises from a union of veins from both surfaces of the cardia of the stomach and an oesophageal tributary from the cardiac portion of the oesophagus; it runs in the lesser omentum and empties into the portal vein. See: oesophageal veins. Synonym: vena gastrica sinistra, coronary vein, vena coronaria ventriculi. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vena Gastrica Sinistra

vena emissaria mastoidea
vena emissaria occipitalis
vena emissaria parietalis
vena epigastrica inferior
vena epigastrica superficialis
vena ethmoidalis
vena facialis
vena facialis anterior
vena facialis communis
vena facialis posterior
vena faciei profunda
vena femoralis
vena gastrica
vena gastrica-dextra
vena gastrica dextra
vena gastrica sinistra (current term)
vena gastro-omentalis dextra
vena gastro-omentalis sinistra
vena gastroomentalis
vena genus
vena gluteus
vena gyri olfactorii
vena haemorrhoidalis superior
vena hemiazygos
vena hemiazygos accessoria
vena hemizygos
vena hepatica
vena hypogastrica
vena ileocolica
vena iliaca

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