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por·tal

(pōr'tăl),
1. Relating to any porta or hilum, specifically to the porta hepatis and the portal vein.
2. The point of entry into the body of a pathogenic microorganism.
Synonym(s): port
[L. portalis, pertaining to a porta (gate)]
Alcohol noun A fortified wine—i.e., with alcohol added—from the Douro Valley in northern Portugal which reaches 19–20% by volume (normally wine ranges from 11% to 13.5%. It is typically red and sweet, but also comes in dry, semi-dry and white varieties
Informatics (1) noun Most generally, a place where information goes into or out of a computer, or both (2) Internet noun A number that is part of a URL, appearing after a colon (:) right after the domain name; every service on an Internet server listens on a particular port number on that server. Most services have standard port numbers—e.g., Web servers normally listen on port 80; services can also listen on non-standard ports, in which case the port number must be specified in a URL when accessing the server(3) verb To translate software from one platform—e.g., Windows—to another—e.g., Apple’s OS X
Radiation oncology Field, portal The site on the skin where the radiation enters the body

port

Radiation oncology Field, portal The site on the skin where the radiation enters the body. See Mantle port, Radiation oncology, Subcutaneous port, Venous port.

por·tal

(pōr'tăl)
1. Relating to any porta or hilus, specifically to the porta hepatis and the portal vein.
2. The point of entry into the body of a pathogenic microorganism.
3. Synonym(s): field size. Synonym(s): port.
[L. portalis, pertaining to a porta (gate)]

port,

n in radiology, the opening through which radiographic photons or the useful beam of radiation exits from the head of a dental radiography machine.

port

the upward curve in a bar bit on a horse's bridle.
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The vintage is the Rolls-Royce of port wines, and something like the Symington's prize-winning 2007 version costs around $140.
Before the dams were built, the port wine was taken down the river to Vila Nova de Gaia in flat-bottomed boats, but now tanker trucks are used.
Three of every 1,000 children born have a port wine stain, which is made up of numerous dilated vessels in a localized part of the skin, and for most the skin discolouration has caused discomfort, embarrassment, and even pain.
Three babies in every 1,000 born in the UK will have a port wine stain.
The Lite Port Wine, for example, has zero wine taste (as does the non-lite version).
Sturge Weber is a rare neurological disorder that is usually indicated by a port wine stain birthmark on the face, usually involving the eye and forehead.
While many of the varieties being reintroduced have rather sweet-sounding names such as Arlingham Schoolboys, Gilliflower of Gloucester and Port Wine Pippin, there are a few types with names which could shock.
This laser virtually "erases" lesions such as telangiectasia, rosacea, spider angiomas, superficial leg veins, port wine stains, lentigines, kerateses, and dermatosis papulosis nigra.
to treat port wine stains, facial spider veins, facial skin treatment, stretch marks and warts.
Jim Beam Brands has launched of an ultra-premium bourbon, termed Distillers' Masterpiece, a 20-year-old straight bourbon whiskey that is finished in port wine casks.
DEERFIELD, IL -- Jim Beam Brands has launched of an ultra-premium bourbon, termed Distillers' Masterpiece, a 20-year-old straight bourbon whiskey that is finished in port wine casks.