portal lobule of liver

por·tal lob·ule of liv·er

a conceptual unit of the liver, emphasizing its exocrine function in bile secretion, which comprises a roughly cross-sectional area with a portal canal at its center and three or more venae centrales hepatis at its periphery.

por·tal lob·ule of liv·er

(pōr'tăl lob'yūl liv'ĕr)
A conceptual unit of the liver, emphasizing its exocrine function in bile secretion, which comprises a roughly triangular cross-sectional area with a portal canal at its center and three or more venae centrales hepatis at its periphery.