Tag: Portal Vein

Hepatic lobule | Gastrointestinal system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Hepatic lobule | Gastrointestinal system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

So we’ve talked about a lot of vessels here. The main three that we should focus on are these guys right here, the portal vein, the hepatic artery and the common hepatic bile duct. Together these three make what’s called the portal triad. It’s one of the structures that are

Liver | Gastrointestinal system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Liver | Gastrointestinal system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Voiceover: The next accessory organ we’re going to talk about in the GI tract is the liver. The liver, and that’s this big fatty guy right here. Now, the liver has to be one of the coolest organs in the body. It’s the only one that you can take a