Splenic hilum

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Splenic hilum
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The visceral surface of the spleen. (Splenic hilum visible but not labeled.)
Details
Latin hilum splenicum
Identifiers
Gray's p.1282
Dorlands
/Elsevier
h_11/12422640
Anatomical terminology

The Splenic hilum is a location on the surface of the spleen.

It is the point of attachment for the gastrosplenic ligament, and the point of insertion for the splenic artery and splenic vein.

Structures that enter (or leave) the hilum are:

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