biliary ductule


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Noun1.biliary ductule - excretory ducts of the liver; empty into the hepatic ducts
ductule, ductulus - a very small duct
liver - large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes
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When complete, the entire surface of the portal plate must be contained within the jejunal lumen of the Roux limb, so that any bile drainage via biliary ductules at the portal plate will be collected by the Roux limb and allowed to proceed distally.