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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.
hepatocystic duct(1) Common bile duct; ductus choledochus [NA6].
(2) Common hepatic duct; ductus hepaticus communis [NA6].