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Organs » Portal vein

Portal vein

Descriptions of Portal vein

Portal vein: A blood vessel that carries blood to the liver from the stomach, small and large intestines, spleen, pancreas, and gallbladder. Also called hepatic portal vein.
Source: National Institute of Health

Portal vein: a short vein that carries blood into the liver
Source: WordNet 2.1

Portal vein : short thick vein formed by union of the superior mesenteric vein and the splenic vein; enters the liver at the hepatic portal.
Source: CRISP

Portal vein : A short thick vein formed by union of the superior mesenteric vein and the splenic vein.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Portal vein

Portal vein: Large vein associated with the liver.

Condition count: 1 ; see list below.

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Diseases List for Portal vein:

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