portacaval

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portacaval

 [por″tah-ka´val]
pertaining to or connecting the portal vein and inferior vena cava.
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por·ta·ca·val

, portocaval (pōr'tă-kā'văl),
Concerning or relating to the portal vein and the inferior vena cava.
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por·ta·ca·val

, portocaval (pōr'tă-kā'văl, pōrtŏ-kāvăl)
Concerning the portal vein and the inferior vena cava.
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