Extrahepatic bile ducts

Bile Ducts, Extrahepatic: Passages external to the liver for the conveyance of bile. These include the Common Bile Duct and the common hepatic duct (Hepatic Duct, Common).1

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Extrahepatic Bile Duct: The portion of the biliary tract outside the liver; the common hepatic duct joins the cystic duct to form the common bile duct.2


Types may include:3

Types of Extrahepatic Bile Duct:

Categories for Extrahepatic bile ducts

Category of Extrahepatic Bile Duct:


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  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  3. ibid.
  4. ibid.

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