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Portal System

MeSH ID: D011168

DEFINITION: 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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abnormalities [Q000002] ; anatomy & histology [Q000033] ; chemistry [Q000737] ; cytology [Q000166] ; drug effects [Q000187] ; embryology [Q000196] ; enzymology [Q000201] ; growth & development [Q000254] ; immunology [Q000276] ; injuries [Q000293] ; innervation [Q000294] ; metabolism [Q000378] ; microbiology [Q000382] ; parasitology [Q000469] ; pathology [Q000473] ; physiology [Q000502] ; physiopathology [Q000503] ; radiation effects [Q000528] ; radiography [Q000530] ; radionuclide imaging [Q000531] ; secretion [Q000557] ; surgery [Q000601] ; ultrasonography [Q000736] ; ultrastructure [Q000648] ; virology [Q000821]

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