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Related to hepatic duct: common bile duct, cystic duct, pancreatic duct, hepatic duct obstruction
The main excretory duct of the liver, which carries bile from the liver and joins the cystic duct to form the common bile duct.
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|Noun||1.||hepatic duct - the duct that drains bile from the liver|
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