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Splenic hilum

Splenic hilum
The visceral surface of the spleen. (Splenic hilum visible but not labeled.)
Latin hilum splenicum
Gray's subject #278 1282
Dorlands/Elsevier h_11/12422640

The Splenic hilum is a location on the surface of the spleen.

It is the point of attachment for the gastrosplenic ligament, and the point of insertion for the splenic artery and splenic vein.

See also

  • hilum
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