Definition of portosystemic in English:

portosystemic

(also portasystemic)

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

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.