a small port in Panama, on the Caribbean northeast of Colón: the most important port in South America in colonial times; declined with the opening of the Panama Canal. Pop: 3300 (1997)
[pawr-tuh-bel-oh, pohr-] /ˌpɔr təˈbɛl oʊ, ˌpoʊr-/ noun, plural portobellos. 1. . [pawr-toh-bel-oh, pohr-] /ˌpɔr toʊˈbɛl oʊ, ˌpoʊr-/ noun 1. a small seaport on the Caribbean coast of Panama, NE of Colón: harbor discovered and named by Columbus 1502; a principal city of Spanish colonial America. type of mushroom, by 1986, no agreed-upon theory accounts for […]
portobilioarterial por·to·bil·i·o·ar·te·ri·al (pôr’tō-bĭl’ē-ō-är-tēr’ē-əl) adj. Relating to the portal vein, the biliary ducts, and the hepatic artery.
portoenterostomy por·to·en·ter·os·to·my (pôr’tō-ěn’tə-rŏs’tə-mē) n. A surgical procedure for the treatment of biliary atresia in which a Roux-en-Y anastamosis is connected to the hepatic end of the divided extravascular portal structures, including the rudimentary bile ducts. Also called Kasai operation.
noun 1. a port visited briefly by a ship, usually to take on or discharge passengers and cargo or to undergo repairs. noun 1. any port where a ship stops, excluding its home port 2. any place visited on a traveller’s itinerary