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Origin: L, a gate. See Port a hole.

(Science: anatomy) The part of the liver or other organ where its vessels and nerves enter; the hilus.

The foramen of Monro.

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growing fetus

where's the edge of umbrilical cord? the embryo and the...? is it vena porta hepaticus?

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by victor
Sat Jun 18, 2005 8:47 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: growing fetus
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peristalsis, segmentation and digestion?

... absorb glucose (the smallest part of carbohydrate). So, the absorbtion isn't optimal. Another cause and the last that I can think is on the Vena Porta hepaticus , kinda a vein where glucose is transported to the Hepar (liver).[/i]

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by victor
Sat Jun 18, 2005 8:19 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: peristalsis, segmentation and digestion?
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