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Definition 1: a duct formed by the hepatic and cystic ducts; opens into the duodenum - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for bile duct in the sense of this definition

(bile duct is a kind of ...) 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"

(bile duct is a part of ...) the smooth muscle sphincter of the common bile duct

(... is part of bile duct) 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

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