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Portal vein

portal vein

(Science: anatomy, vein) A large vein that carries blood from the stomach and intestines to the liver.


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How many calories in blood??

Wouldn't the blood in the hepatic portal vein have the most calories, as it carries the most food (ie, highest concentration)? If so, maybe vampires ...

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by Julie5
Thu Sep 23, 2010 5:12 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: How many calories in blood??
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Re: How does the Digestive System relate to the Circulatory/Resp

... OK Iam sorry :) :D The Hepatic Artery and hepatic Portal vein Carry oxigen and nutrient rich blood to the liver :) , while the hepatic vein transports ...

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by Shalex
Tue Oct 27, 2009 2:17 pm
 
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Topic: How does the Digestive System relate to the Circulatory/Resp
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hepatic portal vein

The hepatic portal system begins in the capillaries of the digestive organs and ends in the portal vein. Consequently, portal blood contains substances absorbed by the stomach and intestines. Portal blood is passed ...

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by dipjyoti
Sun Oct 15, 2006 5:15 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: hepatic portal vein
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hepatic portal vein

The hepatic portal vein (often portal vein for short) is a portal vein in the human body that drains blood from the digestive system ...

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by dipjyoti
Thu Sep 28, 2006 9:52 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: hepatic portal vein
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Re: hepatic portal vein

what happens to the hepatic portal vein if i have eaten too much meat and what happens to that vein if i have eaten too much bread Nothing happened ...

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by Dr.Stein
Wed Sep 20, 2006 6:31 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: hepatic portal vein
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