short gastric vein

n.

Any of the veins in the wall of the stomach that empty into the splenic vein.

Nearby words

  1. short end of the stick, the,
  2. short field,
  3. short for,
  4. short fuse,
  5. short game,
  6. short gyrus of insula,
  7. short hairs,
  8. short haul,
  9. short head,
  10. short hundredweight


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