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Portal vein

Introduction: Portal vein

Description 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)

Portal vein: A short thick vein formed by union of the superior mesenteric vein and the splenic vein.
Source: MeSH 2007

Portal vein: Related Topics

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Portal vein as an Organ

Portal vein (organ): Large vein associated with the liver...more »

Portal vein (organ): See Portal vein (organ information).

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Portal vein

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Portal vein

The following list attempts to classify 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

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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