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portal circulation

noun, Physiology.
blood flow in a portal system.
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First recorded in 1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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portal circulation in Medicine

portal circulation n.
Circulation of blood to the liver from the small intestine via the portal vein.

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