Bile duct



a large duct that transports bile from the liver to the duodenum, having in humans and many other vertebrates a side branch to a gallbladder for bile storage.
Contemporary Examples

Jobs’s Unorthodox Treatment Sharon Begley October 5, 2011

Historical Examples

Development of the Digestive Canal of the American Alligator Albert M. Reese
The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1 Francis Maitland Balfour
Development of the Digestive Canal of the American Alligator Albert M. Reese
The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1 Francis Maitland Balfour
Development of the Digestive Canal of the American Alligator Albert M. Reese
Zoonomia, Vol. II Erasmus Darwin
The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1 Francis Maitland Balfour

bile duct
Any of the passages that carry bile from the liver or gallbladder to the duodenum.

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