portal vein definition

  • noun:
    • A vein that conducts blood from digestive organs, spleen, pancreas, and gallbladder towards liver.
    • A short, broad vein that holds bloodstream on liver from body organs regarding the digestive tract.
    • a short vein that holds bloodstream to the liver

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