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Bile duct

Introduction: Bile duct

Description of Bile duct

Bile duct: A tube through which bile passes in and out of the liver.
Source: National Institute of Health

Bile duct: a duct formed by the hepatic and cystic ducts; opens into the duodenum.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Bile duct: channels that collect and transport the bile secretion from the bile canaliculi, the smallest branch of the biliary tract in the liver, through the bile ductules, the bile ducts out the liver, and to the gallbladder for storage.
Source: CRISP

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Bile duct as an Organ

Bile duct (organ): Duct between the liver and gall bladder to convey ...more »

Bile duct (organ): The liver produces yet another digestive juice--bile. The bile is stored between meals in the... (Source: excerpt from Your Digestive System and How It Works: NIDDK)

Bile duct (organ): See Bile duct (organ information).

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Bile duct

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Bile duct can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Bile duct

The following list attempts to classify Bile duct into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • canal,channel,duct,epithelial duct
  • passage,passageway
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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