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Definition of Vein, splenic

Vein, splenic: A vein that is formed by the union of several small veins draining blood from the stomach, pancreas and spleen. The splenic vein is a major contributor to the portal vein which goes to the liver.

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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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