Periportal space

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Periportal space
Latin spatium periportale
Code TH H3.
Anatomical terminology

The space of Mall is a space between the stroma of the portal canal and the outermost hepatocytes in the hepatic lobule, and is thought to be one of the sites where lymph originates in the liver.[1]

It is also known as the "periportal space of Mall".[2]


  1. ^ Ross, Michael H.; Pawlina, Wojciech (2006). Histology: A Text and Atlas. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 426. ISBN 0-7817-7221-4. 
  2. ^ Roderick N. M. MacSween (2007). MacSween's pathology of the liver. Elsevier Health Sciences. pp. 44–. ISBN 978-0-443-10012-3. Retrieved 23 May 2011. 

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