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Descriptor English: Biliary Tract
Descriptor Spanish: Sistema Biliar
Descriptor Portuguese: Sistema Biliar
Descriptor French: Voies biliaires
Entry term(s): Biliary System
Biliary Tree
System, Biliary
Tract, Biliary
Tree, Biliary
Tree number(s): A03.159
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001659
Scope note: The BILE DUCTS and the GALLBLADDER.
Annotation: /abnorm: BILIARY ATRESIA is also available; calculi = BILIARY CALCULI see GALLSTONES but consider also CHOLELITHIASIS; empyema = EMPYEMA, GALLBLADDER see CHOLECYSTITIS or EMPYEMA + BILIARY TRACT DISEASES if not of gallbladder; inflammation = CHOLECYSTITIS or CHOLANGITIS
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
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Entry Combination: surgery:Biliary Tract Surgical Procedures
Related: Cholagogues and Choleretics MeSH
Cholangiography MeSH
Cholecystography MeSH
DeCS ID: 1684
Unique ID: D001659
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/03/18
Biliary Tract - Preferred
Concept UI M0002490
Scope note The BILE DUCTS and the GALLBLADDER.
Preferred term Biliary Tract
Entry term(s) Biliary System
Biliary Tree
System, Biliary
Tract, Biliary
Tree, Biliary



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