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Arteries of Extrahepatic Bile Ducts
Cardiovascular System

Arteries of Extrahepatic Bile Ducts

Arteriae ductuum biliarium extrahepaticum

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The extrahepatic bile ducts are supplied by several sources. The common bile duct and the hepatic ducts receive arterial blood from the right hepatic artery, which is reinforced by the cystic artery. The distal end of the bile duct supplied by the posterior superior pancreaticoduodenal, retroduodenal, and retroportal arteries.

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