portosystemic

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portosystemic

 [por″to-sis-tem´ik]
connecting the portal and systemic venous circulation.

por·to·sys·tem·ic

(pōr'tō-sis-tem'ik),
Relating to connections between the portal and systemic venous systems.

portosystemic

/por·to·sys·tem·ic/ (por″to-sis-tem´ik) connecting the portal and systemic venous circulation.

por·to·sys·tem·ic

, portal-systemic (pōr'tō-sis-tem'ik, pōrtăl-)
Relating to connections between the portal and systemic venous systems.

portosystemic

pertaining to the portal vein and the systemic circulation.

portosystemic anastomosis
see portacaval anastomosis.
portosystemic shunt
persistence of an anastomosis between the vitelline veins, later the portal system, with any of the large systemic veins, e.g. the azygos vein or the caudal vena cava.
portosystemic vascular anomaly
see portosystemic shunt.
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