common bile duct


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common bile duct

n.
The duct formed by the union of the cystic duct and the hepatic duct that carries bile from the liver and the gallbladder to the duodenum.
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Noun1.common bile duct - a duct formed by the hepatic and cystic ducts; opens into the duodenum
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
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
musculus sphincter ductus choledochi - the smooth muscle sphincter of the common bile duct
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Biochemical events associated with ligation of the common bile duct in Wistar rats.
Our goal was to ensure the safety of the mother and child until the end of pregnancy, followed by a complete removal of the lesion of the common bile duct post-delivery.
Congenital choledochal cysts: new etiology concept based on anomalous relationships of the common bile duct and pancreatic bulb.
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography with a gastroscope in a case of ectopic opening of common bile duct.
Intraductal papillary-mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas penetrating to the stomach and the common bile duct.
Complete common bile duct division at laparoscopic cholecystectomy: management by percutaneous drainage and endoscopic stenting.
Abdominal USG on presentation depicted sludge and tiny stones in the gallbladder with abnormally dilated common bile duct and distal common duct obstruction.
1-3 The gallbladder and rarely the common bile duct are filled with a thick, paste-like radio-opaque material mostly composed of calcium carbonate.
Bile will pass through the common bile duct into the intestines instead of being stored in the gallbladder.
Dr Bekdache explained that this can happen when pancreatic cancer creates an obstruction of the common bile duct.
ERCP with stenting was done in patients presenting partial thickness injury of common bile duct (CBD).