common bile duct

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common bile duct

[¦käm·ən ′bīl ‚dəkt]
(anatomy)
The duct formed by the union of the hepatic and cystic ducts.
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2) were preformed, which verified choledochal cyst of the distal part of the choledochus, of approximately 4 cm in size, with its top communicating with the small intestine.
It is feasible to suggest that periampullary diverticuli deteriorate the evacuative function of the bile duct due to compression of terminal parts of the choledochus [6].
Parasite induced summer mortality in the cockle Cerastoderma edule by the trematode Gymnophallus choledochus.
During operation, the mass was found to arise from the root of the small intestinal mesentery, and the superior mesenteric artery and vein, the lower segment of the choledochus, the uncinate process of the pancreas, the jejunum, and ileum were involved.