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bile duct

noun, Anatomy.
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.
Origin of bile duct
First recorded in 1765-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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bile duct in Medicine

bile duct or biliary duct
Any of the excretory ducts in the liver that convey bile between the liver and the intestine, including the hepatic, cystic, and common bile ducts. Also called gall duct.

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