Definition of ductular in US English:

ductular

adjective

Anatomy
  • See ductule

    • ‘In addition, the presence of the ductular component in the islet cell tumor supports the theory that the endocrine cells originated from the ductal component.’
    • ‘As the interlobular and septal ducts are destroyed, ductular proliferation may occur.’
    • ‘The authors postulate a retrograde ductular pattern of viral spread that may have pathogenic significance.’
    • ‘One liver had a peripheral irregular zone of hyperplasia with ductular proliferation.’
    • ‘Liver biopsies from the jaundiced patients were similar, with duct necrosis, ductular proliferation, and portal inflammation.’

Pronunciation

ductular

/-tyələr/