Medical Dictionary

portosystemic

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adjective por·to·sys·tem·ic \ˌpȯr-tō-sis-ˈtem-ik\

Medical Definition of portosystemic

  1. :  connecting the hepatic portal system and the venous part of the systemic circulation management of hypertension in the hepatic portal system by portosystemic shunting diagnosis of spontaneous formation of a portosystemic shunt in chronic liver disease


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