common bile duct

noun

Medical Definition of common bile duct

: the duct formed by the union of the hepatic and cystic ducts and opening into the duodenum

called also ductus choledochus

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“Common bile duct.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/common%20bile%20duct. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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