I. See Also

  1. Liver Anatomy
  2. Abdominal Anatomy
  3. Vascular Antomy of the Abdomen

II. Anatomy

  1. giLiverPortalVeinGrayBB1090.gif Lewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)
  2. giPortalVeinGrayBB591.gif Lewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)

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Ontology: Portal vein structure (C0032718)

Definition (NCI) A short thick trunk vein that transports blood containing the absorbed products of digestion from the intestine directly to the liver.
Definition (NCI) A short thick trunk vein that transports blood containing the absorbed products of digestion from the intestine directly to the liver. (NCI)
Definition (FMA) Vein in the portal venous system.
Definition (NCI) A blood vessel that carries blood to the liver from the stomach, small and large intestines, spleen, pancreas, and gallbladder.
Definition (MSH) A short thick vein formed by union of the superior mesenteric vein and the splenic vein.
Definition (CSP) short thick vein formed by union of the superior mesenteric vein and the splenic vein; enters the liver at the hepatic portal.
Concepts Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)
MSH D011169
SnomedCT 32764006
English Portal Vein, Portal Veins, Vein, Portal, Veins, Portal, Portal vein, NOS, Hepatic Portal Vein, vena porta, Hepatic portal tree, Portal venous tree organ part, Hepatic portal vein, Vena portae hepatis, PORTAL VEIN, portal veins, hepatic portal vein, portal vein, Portal venous tree (organ part), Portal vein, Portal vein structure (body structure), Portal vein structure
Swedish Portåder
Czech vena portae, portální žíla, vrátnice, vrátnicová žíla
Finnish Porttilaskimo
Russian PORTAL'NAIA VENA, VOROTNAIA VENA, ВОРОТНАЯ ВЕНА, ПОРТАЛЬНАЯ ВЕНА
Croatian PORTALNA VENA
Latvian Portālā vēna
Polish Żyła wrotna
Spanish estructura de vena porta (estructura corporal), estructura de vena porta, vena porta, Vena Porta
French Veine porte
German Pfortader, Vena portae
Italian Vena portale
Dutch Poortader, Vena portae
Portuguese Veia Porta do Fígado, Veia Porta

Ontology: Portal Venous System (C0226727)

Definition (NCI) 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.
Concepts Body System (T022)
SnomedCT 86763002
English Portal circulation, NOS, Portal circulatory system, Portal System, portal circulation, circulation portal, portal venous system, Portal venous system, Portal circulation, Portal venous system structure (body structure), Portal venous system structure, Portal Venous System
Spanish circulación portal, estructura del sistema venoso portal (estructura corporal), estructura del sistema venoso portal, sistema venoso portal

Ontology: Entire portal venous system (C1284348)

Concepts Body System (T022)
SnomedCT 362063001
English Entire portal venous system (body structure), Entire portal venous system
Spanish sistema venoso portal [como un todo] (estructura corporal), sistema venoso portal [como un todo], sistema venoso portal