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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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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.
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