Origin of biliary
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Examples from the Web for biliary
And Tommaso Bartholini called it the biliary vesicle of the spleen.Experiments on Animals
It is collected by the biliary ducts to be conveyed into the duodenum.Encyclopedia of Diet
Your biliary secretions, dear friend, are all right, and you take bright views.The Dead Secret
It appears to arise from a disordered action of the biliary organs.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
It was lying in a pouch-like cavity of one of the biliary ducts.Parasites
T. Spencer Cobbold
- of or relating to bile, to the ducts that convey bile, or to the gall bladder
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Word Origin and History for biliary
"pertaining to bile," 1731, from French biliaire, from bile (see bile). Meaning "bilious in mood or temperament" is recorded from 1837.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of or relating to bile, the bile ducts, or the gallbladder.
- Transporting bile.
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