common hepatic duct


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Related to common hepatic duct: common bile duct, cystic duct, left hepatic duct, Common hepatic artery

com·mon he·pa·tic duct

[TA]
the part of the biliary duct system that is formed by the confluence of right and left hepatic ducts. At the porta hepatis it is joined by the cystic duct to become the common bile duct.

com·mon he·pa·tic duct

(kom'ŏn he-pat'ik dŭkt) [TA]
The part of the biliary duct system that is formed by the confluence of the right and left hepatic ducts. At the porta hepatis it is joined by the cystic duct to become the bile duct.
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It was subsequently divided into four major types, depending on the extent of compression of the common hepatic duct, on whether a cholecystocholedochal fistula is present, and on the size of that fistula.
A 4-cm tumor arose from the common hepatic duct and directly invaded the pancreatic head and liver.
The examination was considered incomplete or equivocal if the common bile duct and common hepatic ducts were not visualized completely.