portal circulation

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por·tal cir·cu·la·tion

n. circulación portal, curso por el cual la sangre entra al hígado por la vena porta y sale por la vena hepática.
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In addition, the trophozoites can spread hematogenously by means of portal circulation to the liver or even to more distant organs.
The most common extraintestinal manifestation of amoebiasis is liver abscess, due to parasites gaining entry into the portal circulation.
Onge explained that MCTs don't need to be repackaged into triglycerides and chylomicrons for transportation to the liver; they travel through the portal circulation, bypassing peripheral tissues.