Left gastroepiploic vein

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Left gastroepiploic vein
Details
Latin vena gastroomentalis sinistra, vena gastroepiploica sinistra
Drains to
splenic vein
left gastro-omental artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.681
Dorlands
/Elsevier
v_05/12850433
TA A12.3.12.031
FMA 15390
Anatomical terminology

The left gastroepiploic vein (left gastro-omental vein) receives branches from the antero-superior and postero-inferior surfaces of the stomach and from the greater omentum; it runs from right to left along the greater curvature of the stomach and ends in the commencement of the splenic vein.

It drains into the superior mesenteric vein. This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.