What does porta mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. orifice, opening, portanoun

    an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity

    "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"


  1. porta

    Porta is a Latin word meaning "gate" or "door". It is commonly used as a prefix in words related to entrances or pathways. In some context, it could also be a surname in various cultures.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Portanoun

    the part of the liver or other organ where its vessels and nerves enter; the hilus

  2. Portanoun

    the foramen of Monro

  3. Etymology: [L., a gate. See Port a hole.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Porta

    pōr′ta, n. the part of an organ where its vessels and ducts enter, esp. the transverse fissure of the liver: the foramen of Monro.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. PORTA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Porta is ranked #18766 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Porta surname appeared 1,461 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Porta.

    76.4% or 1,117 total occurrences were White.
    21% or 307 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.1% or 16 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 9 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. aport

  2. parto

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of porta in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of porta in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of porta in a Sentence

  1. Jim Torma:

    We have a situation on the ground right now where people need food, they need fuel for their trucks, they need other necessities and toiletries, and they need a place to go to the bathroom. So right now, what we're doing is we're working out the logistics for porta-potties. We're working on the logistics for food.

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