porta hepatis

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porta

 [por´tah] (L.)
an entrance or gateway, especially the site where blood vessels and other supplying or draining structures enter an organ; called also portal.
porta he´patis the transverse fissure on the visceral surface of the liver, where the portal vein and hepatic artery enter and the hepatic ducts leave. Called also portal fissure and transverse fissure.

por·ta hep·a·tis

[TA]
a transverse fissure on the visceral surface of the liver between the caudate and quadrate lobes, lodging the portal vein, hepatic artery, hepatic nerve plexus, hepatic ducts, and lymphatic vessels.

porta hepatis

por·ta hep·a·tis

(pōr'tă hep'ă-tis) [TA]
A transverse fissure on the visceral surface of the liver between the caudate and quadrate lobes, lodging the portal vein, hepatic artery, hepatic nerve plexus, hepatic ducts, and lymphatic vessels.
Synonym(s): caudal transverse fissure, portal fissure.

porta

pl. portae [L.] an entrance or gateway, especially the site where blood vessels and other supplying or draining structures enter an organ.

porta hepatis
the fissure on the visceral surface of the liver, where the portal vein and hepatic artery enter and the bile duct leaves. Called also portal fissure and transverse fissure.