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Hepatic portal vein

Introduction: Hepatic portal vein

Description of Hepatic portal vein

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

Hepatic portal vein: a short vein that carries blood into the liver.
Source: WordNet 2.1

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Broader terms for Hepatic portal vein

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Hierarchical classifications of Hepatic portal vein

The following list attempts to classify Hepatic portal vein into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • vein,vena,venous blood vessel
  • blood vessel
  • vas,vessel
  • tube,tube-shaped structure
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

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