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duc·tule

 (dŭk′to͞ol′)
n.
A small duct.

ductule

(ˈdʌktjuːl)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy zoology a small duct

duc•tule

(ˈdʌk tul, -tyul)

n.
a small anatomical duct.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ductule - a very small duct
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"
sweat duct - a small duct that conveys sweat from a sudoriferous gland to the surface of the skin
biliary ductule - excretory ducts of the liver; empty into the hepatic ducts
Translations

duc·tule

n. túbulo, conducto pequeño.
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8] Liver biopsy shows extrahepatic biliary obstruction by varying degrees of portal tract fibrosis, oedema, ductular proliferation and cholestasis with appearance of bile plugs.
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A biopsy specimen taken 3 months later showed grade 3 hepatitis with bile ductular reaction, bridging hepatocytic necrosis and fibrosis, and regenerative nodule formation (Figure, panels C, D).