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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Bile duct cysts in adults: a multi-institutional retrospective study.
Cholangiocarcinoma occurring in Caroli disease and congenital bile duct cysts may be due to chronic inflammation caused by chemical or mechanical irritation, cholestasis, or hepatolithiasis.