NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,053 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- extrahepatic bile duct
- listen (EK-struh-heh-PA-tik bile dukt)
The part of the common hepatic bile duct (tube that collects bile from the liver) that is outside the liver. This duct joins a duct from the gallbladder to form the common bile duct, which carries bile into the small intestine when food is being digested.