bile ductbile duct
any of the ducts that convey bile; esp., the duct conveying bile from the liver or gallbladder to the duodenum
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. Also called biliary duct .
(plural bile ducts)
- (anatomy) Any of a number of long tube-like structures that carry bile.