choledochus


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choledochus

 [ko-led´o-kus]
the common bile duct.

com·mon bile duct

a duct formed by the union of the hepatic and cystic ducts; it discharges at the duodenal papilla.

choledochus

/cho·led·o·chus/ (ko-led´ah-kus) common bile duct.

choledochus

the ductus choledochus, or bile duct.
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Considering the newly discovered choledochus cyst and involvement of the head of the pancreas, the possibility of cephalicpancreaticoduodenectomy arose.
Endosonography enables to visualize tumourous lesions of duct choledochus and Wirsung's duct.
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography showed minimal dilatation of the choledochus and Wirsung duct.
The midgut extends from from the opening point of the ductus choledochus into the duodenum, to the junction of 2/3 proximal and 1/3 distal parts of the transverse colon (5, 7, 12).