common bile duct definition

  • noun:
    • The duct formed by the union of cystic duct and the hepatic duct that holds bile from the liver together with gallbladder on duodenum.
    • a duct formed because of the hepatic and cystic ducts; opens in to the duodenum
    • The duct created because of the union of cystic duct while the hepatic duct that carries bile through the liver additionally the gallbladder into duodenum.
    • a duct formed because of the hepatic and cystic ducts; starts into the duodenum

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