omentum

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arises from a union of veins from the gastric cardia; runs in the lesser omentum; empties into the portal vein left gastric vein , vena gastrica sinistra
protrusion of the intestine and omentum through a hernia in the abdominal wall near the navel; usually self correcting after birth omphalocele , umbilical hernia
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