bile duct

noun
Updated on: 6 Dec 2017

Definition of bile duct

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

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First Known Use of bile duct

1774


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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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