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Portal system

Introduction: Portal system

Description of Portal system

Portal system: system of veins that carry blood from the abdominal organs to the liver.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Portal system: A system of vessels in which blood, after passing through one capillary bed, is conveyed through a second set of capillaries before it returns to the systemic circulation. It pertains especially to the hepatic portal system.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Portal system: A system of vessels in which blood, after passing through one capillary bed, is conveyed through a second set of capillaries before it returns to the systemic circulation. It pertains especially to the hepatic portal system.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - WordNet 2.1

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WordNet 2.1

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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