Medical Definition of Hepatic portal system

1. A venous portal system in which the portal vein receives blood via its tributaries from the capillaries of most of the abdominal viscera and drains it into the hepatic sinusoids. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hepatic Portal System

hepatic failure
hepatic fistula
hepatic flexure
hepatic function impairment
hepatic infantilism
hepatic insufficiency
hepatic intermittent fever
hepatic laminae
hepatic lobe
hepatic lobule
hepatic lymph nodes
hepatic necrosis
hepatic obstruction
hepatic plexus
hepatic porphyria
hepatic portal system (current term)
hepatic portal vein
hepatic prominence
hepatic segments
hepatic steatosis
hepatic tanager
hepatic triad
hepatic vein
hepatic vein thrombosis
hepatic veins
hepatic veno-occlusive disease
hepatic venous segments

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