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Portal System MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Portal System
Tree Number(s)
A07.015.908.670
Unique ID
D011168
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011168
Scope Note
A system of vessels in which blood, after passing through one CAPILLARY BED, is conveyed through a second set of capillaries before it returns to the systemic circulation. It pertains especially to the hepatic portal system.
NLM Classification #
WI 720
See Also
Liver Circulation
Portography
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Portal System Preferred
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