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Porta

Porta Meaning & Definition
Porta Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Porta?

[n] an aperture or hole opening into a bodily cavity; "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Porta: opening | orifice

Related Terms | Find terms related to Porta:

See Also | anus | aortic orifice | arse | arsehole | asshole | blastopore | cardia | cervix | cervix uteri | external orifice | fenestra | fontanel | fontanelle | introitus | mouth | naris | os | passage | passageway | porta hepatis | pylorus | rima | soft spot | spiracle | stoma | urethral orifice | uterine cervix | vent

Porta In Webster's Dictionary

\Por"ta\, n.; pl. {Port[ae]}. [L., a gate. See {Port} a hole.] (Anat.) (a) The part of the liver or other organ where its vessels and nerves enter; the hilus. (b) The foramen of Monro. --B. G. Wilder.

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