left gastric vein n.
A vein that arises from a union of veins from both surfaces of the gastric cardia and empties into the portal vein.
- Left gastro-omental vein
left gastro-omental vein n. A vein that runs along the greater curvature of the stomach and empties into the splenic vein. Also called left gastroepiploic vein.
[left-hand] /ˈlɛftˈhænd/ adjective 1. on or to the left: a left-hand turn at the intersection. 2. of, for, or with the left hand. 3. Building Trades. adjective (prenominal) 1. of, relating to, located on, or moving towards the left: this car is left-hand drive, a left-hand bend 2. for use by the left hand; left-handed
- Left-hand buoy
noun, Navigation. 1. a distinctive buoy marking the side of a channel regarded as the left or port side.
- Left-hand dagger
noun 1. . [French man gohsh] /French mɛ̃ ˈgoʊʃ/ noun 1. a dagger of the 16th and 17th centuries, held in the left hand in dueling and used to parry the sword of an opponent.