bile ductnoun [ C ]uk /ˈbaɪl ˌdʌkt/ us /ˈbaɪl ˌdʌkt/ specialized
Examples from literature
- If, however, digestion is not going on, the mouth of the bile duct is closed, and in that case the bile is carried by the cystic duct to the gall bladder.
- Into this portion opens the bile duct from the liver with the duct from the pancreas, these having been first united and then entering the intestine as a common duct.
- It buds off from the food tube just below the stomach, so that its waste tube, the bile duct —about the size of a goose quill—opens into the upper part of the intestine.
- The lemon juice tends to clear the bile duct.
- The liver still dumps its wastes into the intestines through the bile duct.