cholangiole

A ductule occurring between a bile canaliculus and an interlobular bile duct. SYN: canal of Hering. [chol- + G. angeion, vessel, + -ole, small]

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chol·an·gi·ole kə-'lan-jē-.ōl, kō- n a bile canaliculus

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cho·lan·gi·ole (ko-lanґje-ōl) [cholangio- + -ole diminutive suffix] one of the fine terminal elements of the bile duct system, leaving the portal canal, and pursuing a course at the periphery of a lobule of the liver; called also bile or biliary ductule. cholangiolar adj

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Cholangiole — The Cholangiole is an intrahepatic biliary passageway. It is a ductule found between the bile canaliculus and interlobular bile ducts …   Wikipedia

  • cholangiole — chol·an·gi·ole …   English syllables

  • cholangiole — kōˈlanjēˌōl noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin cholangiola : a bile canaliculus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hering canal — cholangiole …   Medical dictionary

  • canal — A duct or channel; a tubular structure. SEE ALSO: c., duct. SYN: canalis [TA]. [L. canalis] abdominal c. SYN: inguinal c.. accessory c. a channel leading from the root …   Medical dictionary

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