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por·tal sys·tem

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  1. portal systemnoun

    system of veins that carry blood from the abdominal organs to the liver


  1. portal system

    A portal system refers to a type of blood circulation in which blood from one organ is transported to another organ through a connecting vessel before going back into the general circulation. It involves two consecutive capillary beds or networks. A common example is the hepatic portal system, where blood from the digestive organs and spleen is directed to the liver before reaching the heart.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  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.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Portal System in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Portal System in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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