vasa brevia

noun plural
vasa bre·​via | \ -ˈbrē-vē-ə How to pronounce vasa brevia (audio) \

Medical Definition of vasa brevia

: short branches of the splenic artery and vein that run to the greater curvature of the stomach

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“Vasa brevia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/vasa%20brevia. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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