paragastric

paragastric

[¦par·ə¦gas·trik]
(anatomy)
Located near the stomach.
(invertebrate zoology)
A cavity in Porifera into which radial canals open, and which opens to the outside through the cloaca.
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Enlarged perigastric nodes < 3 cm from the primary lesion were graded as N1, and enlarged distant (>3 cm) paragastric nodes and the nodes along the main arteries supplying the stomach were assessed as representative of N2.
Critical extreme anterior slippage (paragastric Richter's hernia) of the stomach after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: early recognition and prevention of gastric strangulation.
Paragastric herniation of the gastric cardia alongside the stomal segment is a rare complication (Figure 19) that may be caused by a band position anomaly.