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Right gastric vein

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Right gastric vein

Vein: Right gastric vein
The portal vein and its tributaries
(right gastric vein visible but not labeled)
Latin Vena gastrica dextra
Drains from    Lesser curvature of the stomach
Drains to Hepatic portal vein
Artery Right gastric artery

The right gastric vein (pyloric vein) drains blood from the lesser curvature of the stomach into the hepatic portal vein.

It is part of the portal circulation.

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  • eMedicine Dictionary
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