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Descriptor English:   Bile Ducts 
Descriptor Spanish:   Conductos Biliares 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Ductos Biliares 
Synonyms English:   Bile Duct
Duct, Bile
Ducts, Bile  
Tree Number:   A03.159.183
Definition English:   The channels that collect and transport the bile secretion from the BILE CANALICULI, the smallest branch of the BILIARY TRACT in the LIVER, through the bile ductules, the bile ducts out the liver, and to the GALLBLADDER for storage. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /abnorm: BILIARY ATRESIA is also available; inflammation = CHOLANGITIS; calculi = BILIARY CALCULI see GALLSTONES but consider also CHOLELITHIASIS (IM) + BILE DUCT DISEASES (IM)
See Related English:   Cholangiography
Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
Portoenterostomy, Hepatic
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   1677 
Unique Identifier:   D001652 

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