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Descriptor English: Bile Ducts
Descriptor Spanish: Conductos Biliares
Descriptor Portuguese: Ductos Biliares
Descriptor French: Conduits biliaires
Entry term(s): Bile Duct
Duct, Bile
Ducts, Bile
Tree number(s): A03.159.183
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001652
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: /abnorm: BILIARY ATRESIA is also available; inflammation = CHOLANGITIS; calculi = BILIARY CALCULI see GALLSTONES but consider also CHOLELITHIASIS (IM) + BILE DUCT DISEASES (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Related: Cholangiography MeSH
Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde MeSH
Portoenterostomy, Hepatic MeSH
DeCS ID: 1677
Unique ID: D001652
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/08/09
Bile Ducts - Preferred
Concept UI M0002482
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Bile Ducts
Entry term(s) Bile Duct
Duct, Bile
Ducts, Bile



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