Biliary tract; Bile tract
The biliary system creates, moves, stores, and releases bile into the duodenum to the body digest foods.
The biliary system includes the gallbladder, bile ducts and certain cells inside the liver, and bile ducts outside the liver.
Afdhal NH. Diseases of the gallbladder and bile ducts. In:Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Cecil Medicine. 24th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2011:chap 158.
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