hepatic duct

noun
the duct that drains bile from the liver
Hypernyms: ↑duct, ↑epithelial duct, ↑canal, ↑channel
Part Holonyms: ↑liver

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noun
: a duct conveying the bile away from the liver and in man and many other vertebrates uniting with the cystic duct to form the common bile duct — see digestion illustration

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hepatic duct,
the duct of the liver that carries the bile into the gall bladder.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Hepatic duct — Hepatic He*pat ic, a. [L. hepaticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? the liver; akin to L. jecur, Skr. yak?t: cf. F. h[ e]patique.] 1. Of or pertaining to the liver; as, hepatic artery; hepatic diseases. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling the liver in color or in form;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hepatic duct — n a duct conveying the bile away from the liver and in many vertebrates including humans uniting with the cystic duct to form the common bile duct * * * see bile duct …   Medical dictionary

  • hepatic duct — see bile duct …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Common hepatic duct — 1: Right lobe of liver 2: Left lobe of liver 3: Quadrate lobe of liver 4: Round ligament of liver 5: Falciform ligament 6: Caudate lobe of liver …   Wikipedia

  • Проток Печеночный (Hepatic Duct) — см. Проток желчный. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • common hepatic duct — ductus hepaticus communis …   Medical dictionary

  • left hepatic duct — ductus hepaticus sinister …   Medical dictionary

  • right hepatic duct — ductus hepaticus dexter …   Medical dictionary

  • Hepatic — He*pat ic, a. [L. hepaticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? the liver; akin to L. jecur, Skr. yak?t: cf. F. h[ e]patique.] 1. Of or pertaining to the liver; as, hepatic artery; hepatic diseases. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling the liver in color or in form; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hepatic cinnabar — Hepatic He*pat ic, a. [L. hepaticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? the liver; akin to L. jecur, Skr. yak?t: cf. F. h[ e]patique.] 1. Of or pertaining to the liver; as, hepatic artery; hepatic diseases. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling the liver in color or in form;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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