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An artery with origin in the gastroduodenal artery, with distribution to the stomach and the greater omentum, and with branches from the left gastroepiploic artery anastomosing with branches of the right and the left gastric arteries; right gastro-omental artery.
An artery with origin in the splenic artery, with distribution to the stomach and the greater omentum, frequently joining the right gastroepiploic artery; left gastro-omental artery.
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