bile duct

noun

Definition of bile duct

: a duct by which bile passes from the liver or gallbladder to the duodenum

Examples of bile duct in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Finding nothing wrong with her except for extremely high levels of liver enzymes, her doctors did a hepatobiliary iminodiacetic acid (HIDA) scan, which uses a radioactive dye of sorts to diagnose problems with the liver, bile duct and gallbladder. Los Angeles Times, 27 June 2022 Her brother, Roger Rooke, said the cause was bile duct cancer. Penelope Green, BostonGlobe.com, 11 Apr. 2022 Her brother, Roger Rooke, said the cause was bile duct cancer. Penelope Green, BostonGlobe.com, 11 Apr. 2022 Her brother, Roger Rooke, said the cause was bile duct cancer. Penelope Green, BostonGlobe.com, 11 Apr. 2022 David McIntyre was diagnosed with bile duct cancer in September 2018 and sought treatment from OHSU. oregonlive, 4 May 2022 Her brother, Roger Rooke, said the cause was bile duct cancer. Penelope Green, BostonGlobe.com, 11 Apr. 2022 Mercedes Angelica LeAnza, a film and television producer who had been serving as a lead creative producer at Amazon Studios and Prime Video, died on April 10 of bile duct cancer. J. Kim Murphy, Variety, 19 Apr. 2022 Her brother, Roger Rooke, said the cause was bile duct cancer. Penelope Green, BostonGlobe.com, 11 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of bile duct

1774, in the meaning defined above

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“Bile duct.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bile%20duct. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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bile duct

noun

Medical Definition of bile duct

: a duct by which bile passes from the liver or gallbladder to the duodenum

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