porta

A gate. In a Roman camp there were 6 gates; the porta praetoria at the front of the camp, the porta decumana at the rear, the 2 portae principales, one at each end of the via principalis, and the portae quintanae at each end of the via quintana; in many forts some of these gates would be omitted, particulaly the portae quintanae. The gateways of th…...

porta

(por´tә) an entrance or gateway, especially the site where blood vessels and other supplying or draining structures enter an organ; called also portal. porta hepatis the transverse fissure on the visceral surface of the liver, where the portal vein and hepatic artery enter and...
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Porta

• (n.) The foramen of Monro. • (n.) The part of the liver or other organ where its vessels and nerves enter; the hilus.
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Porta

Por'ta noun ; plural Portæ . [ Latin , a gate. See Port a hole.] (Anat.) (a) The part of the liver or other organ where its vessels and nerves enter; the hilus. (b) The foramen of Monro. B. G. Wilder.
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porta

gate, entrance.
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Porta

Gate.
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porta

Latin = a gate, also Latin portare = to carry; hence, the portal system carries venous blood from the alimentary tract to the porta hepatis; adjective - portal.
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porta

Latin, meaning: gate, entrance.
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Porta

Porta is a cultivated variety of potato.
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porta

Type: Term Pronunciation: pōr′tă, -tē Synonyms: hilum1, interventricular foramen
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