Fetal circulation & hepatic portal circulation - Tharian George

Ductus Arterious and Formen Ovale

The shunts that allows the blood to bypass the lung in the fetus:

Ductus Venosus

The shunt that allows most fetal blood to bypass the liver:

Umbilicial Vein

The vessel carrying oxygen and nutrient-rich blood to the fetus from the placenta

Hepatic Portal Vein

Which vein of the hepatic portal circulation drains the digestive organs, spleen, pancreas, and delivers the blood to the liver.

-Hepatic portal vein
-inferior mesenteric vein
-superior mesenteric vein
-splenic vein
-left gastric vein

Which are the major vessels composing the hepatic portal circulation


Which organ in the body is involved in maintaining the proper glucose, fat, and protein concentrations in the blood: