portoenterostomy por·to·en·ter·os·to·my (pôr’tō-ěn’tə-rŏs’tə-mē)
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
noun 1. 1 (def 3). noun 1. (law) an airport, harbour, etc, where customs officials are stationed to supervise the entry into and exit from a country of persons and merchandise
[pawr-tuh-fee-noh, pohr-; Italian pawr-taw-fee-naw] /ˌpɔr təˈfi noʊ, ˌpoʊr-; Italian ˌpɔr tɔˈfi nɔ/ noun 1. a village in NW Italy, SE of Genoa: tourist resort.
[pawrt-uh v-speyn, pohrt-] /ˈpɔrt əvˈspeɪn, ˈpoʊrt-/ noun 1. a seaport on NW Trinidad, in the SE West Indies: the national capital of Trinidad and Tobago. noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. an independent republic in the West Indies, comprising the islands of Trinidad and Tobago: member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 1980 sq. mi. […]