Definition of bile duct in English:

bile duct

noun

  • The duct which conveys bile from the liver and the gall bladder to the duodenum.

    • ‘The gallbladder and its cystic duct join the hepatic duct to form the common bile duct, which drains into the lumen of the duodenum.’
    • ‘A tenth of those with gallbladder stones will also have them in the common bile duct which complicates gallbladder surgery.’
    • ‘This leads to the compression of the common hepatic duct or the common bile duct (Mirizzi's syndrome).’
    • ‘This time it was in four parts of my liver, the gall bladder and the bile duct.’
    • ‘A wide array of laboratory and radiologic studies is used for the evaluation of gallstones located in the gallbladder and the common bile duct.’
    • ‘The common and right hepatic arteries provide the common bile duct with its blood supply.’
    • ‘An ultrasound displays the gallbladder, pancreas, common bile duct, and other abdominal structures.’
    • ‘In a normal study, images of the gallbladder, common bile duct and small bowel appear within 30 to 45 minutes.’
    • ‘Gallstones can migrate from their primary site of origin in the gallbladder through the cystic duct and into the common bile duct.’
    • ‘Radiologic studies today tell us that her common bile duct is not dilated and that the pancreas looks normal.’
    • ‘The duct from the pancreas enters the duodenum at the same point as the bile duct.’
    • ‘Gallstones are hard pieces of stone-like material, round, oval, or faceted, commonly occurring in the gall bladder or the bile duct.’
    • ‘The basket and stone pop out of the bile duct into the duodenum.’
    • ‘The passage of a gallstone down the bile duct into the duodenum is very painful, and is known as biliary colic.’
    • ‘The common bile duct and the main pancreatic duct coursing within the tumor showed no dysplastic features.’
    • ‘Findings consistent with a partial occlusion of the common bile duct include delayed biliary to bowel transit.’
    • ‘Currently, physicians use ERCP to diagnose and treat liver, gallbladder, bile duct, and pancreas problems.’
    • ‘Stones may migrate from the gall bladder into the bile duct.’
    • ‘The optimal treatment is to remove the stones in both the common bile duct and the gall bladder.’
    • ‘The common hepatic is almost always located between the bile duct and the portal vein.’

Pronunciation:

bile duct

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