common hepatic duct

n.

The part of the biliary duct system that is formed by the confluence of the right and left hepatic ducts and is joined by the cystic duct to become the common bile duct.

Nearby words

  1. common fraction,
  2. common gender,
  3. common good,
  4. common grackle,
  5. common ground,
  6. common iliac artery,
  7. common iliac vein,
  8. common knowledge,
  9. common law,
  10. common logarithm


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