hepatic portal vein definition

  • noun:
    • A vessel found in the abdominal hole formed by the union of superior mesenteric and splenic veins that stations blood from gastrointestinal region and spleen to capillary beds within the liver.
    • a quick vein that holds blood to the liver

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