from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of the excretory passages in the liver that carry bile to the hepatic duct, which joins with the cystic duct to form the common bile duct opening into the duodenum.
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- noun anatomy Any of a number of long tube-like structures that carry
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- noun a duct formed by the hepatic and cystic ducts; opens into the duodenum
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