hepatic duct

noun

Medical Definition of hepatic duct

: a duct conveying the bile away from the liver and in many vertebrates including humans uniting with the cystic duct to form the common bile duct

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“Hepatic duct.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hepatic%20duct. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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