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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The other lesions also observed in these livers were periportal fibrosis, bile duct hyperplasia, and lymphocyte infiltrates, although with mild intensity.
Mild multifocal bile duct hyperplasia accompanied by portal fibrosis: absent or present.
463 Control mg/L mg/L mg/L (6 m, (6 m, (6 m, (6 m, Tissues 9 m) 9 m) 9 m) 9 m) Gallbladders examined 46, 53 32, 46 44, 47 31, 47 Cholecystitis, granulomatous 0, 0 0, 0 0, 0 0, 0 Concretions 0, 0 0, 0 0, 1 0, 3 Cystic duct concretions 0, 0 0, 0 1, 0 0, 0 Cystic duct dilatation 0, 0 0, 0 1, 0 1, 2 Cystic duct hyperplasia 0, 0 0, 0 0, 0 0, 0 Epithelium hyperplasia 0, 0 0, 0 1, 1 0, 2 Livers examined 47, 53 34, 46 46, 47 34, 49 Bile duct concretions 0, 0 0, 1 0, 0 0, 2 Bile duct dilatation 1, 4 1, 5 1, 11 1, 9 Bile duct epithelium 0, 0 0, 0 0, 0 1, 0 hyperplasia Bile duct hyperplasia 0, 0 0, 0 0, 2 2, 1 Pericholangitis, 0, 0 0, 0 0, 0 0, 1 granulomatous m, months.