from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A vein that conducts blood from the digestive organs, spleen, pancreas, and gallbladder to the liver.
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- noun anatomy A short, wide vein that carries
bloodto the liverfrom the organsof the digestive system.
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- noun a short vein that carries blood into the liver
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