common hepatic duct

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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.

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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In ERCP, dilatation of common bile duct with multiple filling defects was seen, but gallbladder and intrahepatic bile ducts were normal (Figure 2).
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The intrahepatic bile ducts, CHD, CBD and intrahepatic veins were unremarkable.
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