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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A vein that conducts blood from the digestive organs, spleen, pancreas, and gallbladder to the liver.

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  • n. A short, wide vein that carries blood to the liver from the organs of the digestive system.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a short vein that carries blood into the liver

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