bile duct

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bile duct

[′bīl ‚dəkt]
(anatomy)
Any of the major channels in the liver through which bile flows toward the hepatic duct.
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Cho A, Okazumi S, Yoshinaga Y Ishikawa Y, Ryu M, Ochiai T Relationship between left biliary duct system and left portal vein: evaluation with three-dimensional portocholangiography.
Liver parenchymal echogenicity and biliary ducts on the right lobe were apparently normal.
Parenchymal and biliary duct wall enhancement can be seen in acute exacerbations (Figure 3).
Children deaths caused by the HCMV reported to have embryonic stigma in five cases: thymic underdevelopment (2), partial biliary ducts atresia (1), atresia of the rectum (1), and choroid retinitis (1) (Figure 4).
2010 showed portal vein thrombosis, biliary duct enlargements and multiple diffuse hypodense areas in both hepatic lobes, suggesting necrotic lesions.
A 66-year-old male initially presented in 2002 with ascending cholangitis and was found to have intrahepatic biliary duct dilatation consistent with Caroli's disease.
Bitter Almond water was given as a treatment for kidney and bladder stones, gravel in the urine and for cleansing the biliary duct and as a treatment for rabies.
The stent is already approved for use in the abdomen's biliary duct and has been approved for use in the pelvis in several international markets, the company said.
A third type of obstructive disorder is a biliary mucocele, a distension of the biliary duct and gallbladder caused by abnormally thick bile and mucus.
After cannulation of the duodenal papilla, the catheter tip is orientated towards the bile duct and contrast media is injected with continuous fluoroscopic monitoring to define the biliary duct system.
Intra-operative cholangiogram showed a patent common biliary duct.