biliary

[ bil-ee-er-ee-bil-yuh-ree ]
/ ˈbɪl iˌɛr iˈbɪl yə ri /

adjective

Physiology.
  1. of bile.
  2. conveying bile: a biliary duct.
Archaic. bilious.

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Origin of biliary

1725–35; perhaps <French biliaire;see bile, -aire, -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for biliary

biliary
/ (ˈbɪlɪərɪ) /

adjective

of or relating to bile, to the ducts that convey bile, or to the gall bladder
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Medical definitions for biliary

biliary
[ bĭlē-ĕr′ē ]

adj.

Of or relating to bile, the bile ducts, or the gallbladder.
Transporting bile.
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