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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Besides, this stimulation also results in the narrowing of distal choledoch and chronic infection (especially by Helicobacter pylori) (17), which inhibits gallbladder activity and increase gallbladder intramural pressure.
These complications include obstructions in the distal choledoch, segmental duodenal obstruction, uncontrolled permanent pseudocysts with ductal pathology, and pancreatic fistulas that cannot be treated conservatively.
In the abdominal computed tomography (CT), choledoch was observed to be tortuous and dilated, and the largest area was measured as 28 mm.