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hepatic portal veinnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   (also portal vein) specialized
the vein that ​carriesblood, ​containingsubstancesobtained from ​food, from the intestines to the liver
(Definition of hepatic portal vein from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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