hepatic duct definition

  • noun:
    • the primary excretory duct associated with the liver, which joins the cystic duct to make the normal bile duct.
    • the duct that drains bile through the liver
  • adjective:
    • any biliary duct; esp., the duct, or one of the ducts, which carries the bile from liver to your cystic and common bile ducts. See Illust., under Digestive.

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  • Medical Dictionary for "hepatic duct"
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