Definition of Pyloric vein
1. Noun. Receives veins from the upper surfaces of the stomach and empties into the portal vein.
Generic synonyms: Gastric Vein, Vena Gastrica
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Literary usage of Pyloric vein
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1. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"The pyloric vein is of small size, and runs from left to right along the pyloric portion of the lesser curvature of the stomach, between the two layers of ..."
2. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1879)
"In describing the portal vein they say, " It receives in its course the pyloric vein, and higher up the cystic vein;" but they do not here mention the ..."
3. Essays on Surgical Subjects by Berkeley Moynihan Moynihan (1921)
"The "pyloric vein" is constant, its arrangement variable. It may be single and large, short and branched, or long with only very slender branches; ..."