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  1. por·tal
    IPA[ˈpôrdl]
  2. noun

    • 1. a doorway, gate, or other entrance, especially a large and imposing one.

    • 2. a website or web page providing access or links to other sites:

      many healthcare providers already utilize portals through which a patient can access test results
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: portal, plural noun: portals

    • adjective

      relating to an opening in an organ through which major blood vessels pass, especially the transverse fissure of the liver.
    • noun

      a doorway, gate, or other entrance, especially a large and imposing one.

      a website or web page providing access or links to other sites:

    • adjective

      relating to an opening in an organ through which major blood vessels pass, especially the transverse fissure of the liver.
    • noun

      the system of blood vessels consisting of the portal vein with its tributaries and branches.

      any system of blood vessels which has a capillary network at each end.

    • noun

      a vein conveying blood to the liver from the spleen, stomach, pancreas, and intestines.
    • noun

      a rigid structural frame consisting essentially of two uprights connected at the top by a third member.
    • noun

      the system of blood vessels consisting of the hepatic portal vein with its tributaries and branches.

      any system of blood vessels which has a capillary network at each end.

    • noun

      a vein conveying blood to the liver from the spleen, stomach, pancreas, and intestines.
    • noun

      a rigid structural frame consisting essentially of two uprights connected at the top by a third member.
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