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    Common Bile Duct

    Common Bile Duct

    The common bile duct is the tube that connects the liver and gallbladder to the small intestine. The liver produces bile that is stored in the gallbladder and released into the intestine to help digest fat.

    Last Revised: July 10, 2013

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Arvydas D. Vanagunas, MD - Gastroenterology

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