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prepy·loric vein

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  1. prepyloric vein, vena pyloricanoun

    a tributary of the right gastric vein


  1. prepyloric vein

    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.


  1. prepyloric vein

    The prepyloric vein is a blood vessel located in the stomach area, specifically near the pylorus, which is the opening from the stomach into the duodenum (upper part of the small intestine). It is one of many veins responsible for carrying deoxygenated blood from the stomach back towards the heart. Problems with the prepyloric vein, such as inflammation or rupture, can lead to medical conditions like gastric ulcers or gastrointestinal bleeding.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prepyloric vein in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prepyloric vein in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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