Gastrosplenic
Gastrosplenic Gas`tro*splen"ic, n. [Gastro- + splenic.] (Anat.) Pertaining to the stomach and spleen; as, the gastrosplenic ligament. [1913 Webster]

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  • gastrosplenic — adjective Of or pertaining to the stomach and the spleen …   Wiktionary

  • gastrosplenic — Relating to the stomach and the spleen. SYN: gastrolienal. * * * gas·tro·splen·ic (gas″tro splenґik) pertaining to the stomach and spleen …   Medical dictionary

  • gastrosplenic — gas·tro·splenic …   English syllables

  • Gastrosplenic ligament — Infobox Ligament Name = PAGENAME Latin = ligamentum gastrosplenicum, ligamentum gastrolienale GraySubject = 278 GrayPage = 1283 Caption = Horizontal disposition of the peritoneum in the upper part of the abdomen. (Gastrolienal ligament labeled at …   Wikipedia

  • gastrosplenic omentum — Omentum O*men tum, n.; pl. {Omenta}. [L.] (Anat.) A free fold of the peritoneum, or one serving to connect viscera, support blood vessels, etc.; an epiplo[ o]n. [1913 Webster] Note: The great, or gastrocolic, omentum forms, in most mammals, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gastrosplenic ligament — |gastrō+... noun Etymology: gastrosplenic, from gastr + splenic : a mesenteric fold passing from the greater curvature of the stomach to the spleen …   Useful english dictionary

  • gastrosplenic ligament — gas·tro·splen·ic ligament .gas trō .splen ik n a mesenteric fold passing from the greater curvature of the stomach to the spleen * * * ligamentum gastrosplenicum …   Medical dictionary

  • gastrosplenic omentum — ligamentum gastrosplenicum …   Medical dictionary

  • Ligament — A ligament is a tough band of connective tissue that connects various structures such as two bones. Ligament is a fitting term; it comes from the Latin ligare meaning to bind or tie. * * * 1. A band or sheet of fibrous tissue connecting two or… …   Medical dictionary

  • Omentum — A sheet of fat that is covered by peritoneum. The greater omentum is attached to the bottom edge of the stomach, and hangs down in front of the intestines. Its other edge is attached to the transverse colon. The lesser omentum is attached to the… …   Medical dictionary

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