prepyloric vein

vena prepylorica.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • vena — noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood • Syn: ↑vein, ↑venous blood vessel • Derivationally related forms: ↑venous (for: ↑vein) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • vena prepylorica — [TA] prepyloric vein: a vein that passes upward over the anterior surface of the junction between the pylorus and the duodenum and empties into the right gastric vein. Called also Mayo vein …   Medical dictionary

  • vena pylorica — noun a tributary of the right gastric vein • Syn: ↑prepyloric vein • Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel …   Useful english dictionary

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