Biliary system

Alternative names
Biliary tract; Bile tract

Information  

The biliary system is the organs and duct system that create, transport, store, and release bile into the duodenum (the first part of the small intestine) for digestion.

The biliary system includes the liver, gallbladder, and bile ducts (named the cystic, hepatic, common hepatic, common bile, and pancreatic duct).

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 3, 2012
by Gevorg A. Poghosian, Ph.D.

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