Definition of portosystemic in English:

portosystemic

(also portasystemic)

adjective

Medicine
  • Of, relating to, or connecting the portal and systemic venous systems.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in American Journal of Surgery. From port- + -o- + systemic.

Pronunciation

portosystemic

/ˌpɔːtə(ʊ)sɪˈstiːmɪk//ˌpɔːtə(ʊ)sɪˈstɛmɪk/