- UMLS:C0005400 (ncithesaurus:Bile_Duct)
Any of the ducts that form the biliary tree, carrying bile from the liver to the small intestine.
A duct that carries bile from the liver to the intestine.
Any of the excretory ducts in the liver that convey bile between the liver and the intestine. [TFD][VHOG]
we place the ZFA class here as this fits its textual definition and child nodes. We may recommend a label change for ZFA
(...) the amphibian liver has characteristics in common with both fish and terrestrial vertebrates. (...) The histological structure of the liver is similar to that in other vertebrates, with hepatocytes arranged in clusters and cords separated by a meshwork of sinusoids and the presence of the traditional triad of portal venule, hepatic arteriole, and bile duct.[well established][VHOG]
- endoderm-derived structure
- digestive system duct
- contributes to morphology of some biliary tree
- channel for some bile
- develops_from some hepatic diverticulum
- part of some biliary tree