Also called the portal splenic confluence . This is the area where the splenic vein meets the superior mesenteric vein. Together, posterior to the neck of the pancreas, these… veins form the portal vein. (MORE)
a. A flowing together of two or more streams..
b. The point of juncture of such streams..
c. The combined stream formed by this juncture..
2. A gathering, flo…wing, or meeting together at one juncture or point. (MORE)