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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.

hi·lum

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hi·la

(hī'lŭm, hī'lă), [TA] Avoid the incorrect form hilus.
1. The part of an organ where the nerves and vessels enter and leave. Synonym(s): porta (1)
2. A depression or slit resembling the hilum in the olivary nucleus of the brain.
[L. a small bit or trifle]

in·ter·ven·tric·u·lar for·a·men

(in'tĕr-ven-trik'yū-lăr fōr-ā'mĕn) [TA]
The short, often slitlike passage that, on both the left and right sides, connects the third brain ventricle (of the diencephalon) with the lateral ventricles (of the cerebral hemispheres); the passage is bounded anteriomedially by the column of fornix and posterolaterally by the anterior pole of the thalamus.
Synonym(s): Monro foramen, porta (2) .

hi·lum

, pl. hila (hī'lŭm, -lă) [TA]
1. The part of an organ where the nerves and vessels enter and leave.
Synonym(s): porta (1) .
2. A depression or slit resembling the hilum in the olivary nucleus of the brain.
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