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bile duct

Syllabification: bile duct

Definition of bile duct in English:

noun

The duct that conveys bile from the liver and the gallbladder to the duodenum.
Example sentences
  • Currently, physicians use ERCP to diagnose and treat liver, gallbladder, bile duct, and pancreas problems.
  • Gallstones are hard pieces of stone-like material, round, oval, or faceted, commonly occurring in the gall bladder or the bile duct.
  • Stones may migrate from the gall bladder into the bile duct.

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