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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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Some 138 wineries from Soviet Azerbaijan annually produced up to 20 - 25 million decalitres of this port wine,which makes 60percent of the total wine produced in the republic.
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.
One such individual is Maureen Dillon, who for 56 years was not able to go out in public with only one layer of makeup on, as the port wine stains became darker and brought more distress as years went by.
Additionally, port wine stains can be "cleared" if laser therapy starts in infancy.
However, when the physician had him lie down, the lesion became puffy, swollen and blood filled--a sign that this was not the "run-of-the-mill port wine stain," Dr.
She drank more than she knew she should--"A small portion of opium and a rather free use of port wine are essential to keep me in the degree of health that I am favoured to partake of.
Two and a half years ago Jennifer Shepherd was going through old recipes and decided to try her hand at her grandmother's port wine jelly.
George Sandeman of the port wine company bearing his family name said the industry had been badly let down by EU negotiators in the late 90s and the new accord was no more than a declaration of "good intentions.
The Lite Port Wine, for example, has zero wine taste (as does the non-lite version).
Caprice spentfour hours in make-up having the port wine birthmark applied for the programme, which examines attitudes towards facial disfigurement.