cystic duct

Pronunciation: (SIS-tik dukt)

A tube that carries bile from the gall bladder. It joins the common hepatic duct to form the common bile duct. It is part of the biliary duct system.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Anatomy of the gallbladder. The gallbladder is just below the liver. Bile is stored in the gallbladder and flows through the cystic duct and the common bile duct into the small intestine when food is being digested. Anatomía de la vesícula biliar. La vesícula biliar está justo debajo del hígado. La bilis se almacena en la vesícula biliar y fluye a través del conducto cístico y el conducto colédoco hacia el intestino delgado cuando se están digiriendo los alimentos.2010-07-07 Date last modified: 2010-07-08