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Definition of "bile-duct" [bile-duct]

  • A duct or canal conveying bile; a gall-duct. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "bile-duct" in a sentence
  • "Known as bile-duct cancer, it is relatively uncommon in most parts of the world but represents the majority of the 70 liver-cancer deaths a day in Thailand, according to Dr. Banchob Sripa, the head of the tropical-disease research laboratory at nearby Khon Kaen University."
  • "In early 2009, the elder Mr. Brussock had been diagnosed with bile-duct cancer."
  • "Dr. Starzl's finding, according to people with knowledge of it: Though recipients 'survival rate was only slightly lower than the national average, 60% of the recipients suffered life-threatening complications, ranging from bile-duct leaks to blood-supply problems -- nearly double the rate Dr. Marcos reported."