Medical Definition of Vena mesenterica superior

1. Begins at the ileum in the right iliac fossa, ascends in the root of the mesentery, and unites behind the pancreas with the splenic vein to form the hepatic portal vein. Synonym: vena mesenterica superior. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vena Mesenterica Superior

vena laryngea
vena laryngea inferior
vena laryngea superior
vena lienalis
vena lingualis
vena lumbalis
vena lumbalis ascendens
vena mammaria interna
vena maxillaris
vena mediana antebrachii
vena mediana basilica
vena mediana cephalica
vena mediana cubiti
vena mesenterica
vena mesenterica inferior
vena mesenterica superior (current term)
vena metacarpus
vena metatarsus
vena musculophrenica
vena nasalis externa
vena nasofrontalis
vena obliqua atrii sinistri
vena obturatoria
vena occipitalis
vena ophthalmica
vena ophthalmica inferior
vena ophthalmica superior
vena ovarica
vena ovarica dextra
vena ovarica sinistra

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