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Descriptor English: Portal System
Descriptor Spanish: Sistema Porta
Descriptor Portuguese: Sistema Porta
Descriptor French: Système porte
Entry term(s): Portal Systems
System, Portal
Systems, Portal
Tree number(s): A07.015.908.670
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Related: Liver Circulation MeSH
Portography MeSH
DeCS ID: 11610
Unique ID: D011168
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Portal System - Preferred
Concept UI M0017338
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.
Preferred term Portal System
Entry term(s) Portal Systems
System, Portal
Systems, Portal



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