portal canals

por·tal ca·nals

connective tissue spaces in the substance of the liver that are occupied by preterminal ramifications of the bile ducts, portal vein, and hepatic artery, as well as nerves and lymphatics.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

por·tal ca·nals

(pōr'tăl kă-nalz')
Connective tissue spaces in the substance of the liver that are occupied by preterminal ramifications of the bile ducts, portal vein, and hepatic artery, as well as nerves and lymphatics.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Non-treated mice liver showed normal structure represented by hepatic lobules with semi circular central vein in the center hepatic cells arranged in strands blood sinusoids in between the hepatic cells and portal canals at the periphery of hepatic lobules.