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Liver
...  is taken care by these plates and plays a vital role in formation of the lobules in liver. Within each lobule a central vein pass by. The peripheral edge of each lobule comprises of a branch of hepatic portal vein and hepatic artery. This results in a wide space between each and every hepatic plate. The GI tract serves the function of absorption and the process is hosted by the portal  ...

Hepatic Portal System
...  hepatic portal system is an essential part of the human circulatory system. Understanding how it works can also help you in improving your understanding of human anatomy in general. The hepatic portal system consists of numerous veins and tributaries, including the hepatic portal vein. While the hepatic portal system is also often referred to as the portal venous system, it is important to  ...

Large Intestine
...  is full. Blood supply to the large intestine is done by the superior and inferior mesenteric branches. The two’s mesenteric veins are also in charge of venous drainage. They connect with the hepatic portal vein and from there, the venous drainage is deposited in the liver. Structural Modifications Of The Large Intestine Every time the ileocecal valve opens and closes, the lare intestine  ...

Small Intestine
...  artery, helped along by a direct route from the superior mesenteric artery. Venous drainage that leads to the meeting with the splenic vein is performed by the superior mesenteric vein, creating the hepatic portal vein. The hepatic portal vein connects to the liver, bringing the nutrient-laden blood supply which can be used by the body. The Sections of the Small Intestine The small intestine can  ...

Pancreas
...  artery (from the superior mesenteric artery) also provides blood flow to the pancreas. Venous drainage happens from the splenic and superior mesenteric veins. They, then, deliver the blood into the hepatic portal  ...


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