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portal1 British & World English

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

portal2 British & World English

Relating to an opening in an organ through which major blood vessels pass, especially the transverse fissure of the liver

portal English Thesaurus

he walked up to the portal of the palazzo

portal vein British & World English

A vein conveying blood to the liver from the spleen, stomach, pancreas, and intestines

portal frame British & World English

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

portal system British & World English

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

hepatic portal vein in portal vein British & World English

A vein conveying blood to the liver from the spleen, stomach, pancreas, and intestines

Justin Portal Welby in Welby, Justin British & World English

(B.1956), English Anglican churchman, Archbishop of Canterbury since 2013; full name Justin Portal Welby