Explain the Term Hepatic Portal System - Biology

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Explain the Term
Hepatic Portal System

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Systems of veins carrying blood capillaries of the intestine to the liver in mammals is called the hepatic portal system. The blood from the intestine carries digested carbohydrates and proteins, i.e., glucose and amino acids to the liver which converts them into glycogen and urea respectively.

Concept: Blood Circulatory System
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ICSE Class 10 Biology
Chapter 6 The Circulatory System
Explain the Terms | Q 4
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