porta hepatis

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porta hepatis

[′pȯrd·ə he′pad·əs]
(anatomy)
The transverse fissure of the liver through which the portal vein and hepatic artery enter the liver and the hepatic ducts leave.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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