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  • secretion
  • The name biliary tract is used to refer to all of the ducts, structures and organs involved in the production, storage and secretion of bile. (wikipedia.org)
  • Increased destruction of red blood cells leads to abnormally large amounts of bilirubin, the hemoglobin derivative, in the liver and the consequent secretion into the biliary tract of increased amounts of the water-soluble conjugate, bilirubin diglucuronide, a pigment that is normally secreted in the urine. (britannica.com)
  • biliary tract the organs, ducts, and other structures that participate in secretion (the liver), storage (the gallbladder), and delivery (hepatic and bile ducts) of bile into the duodenum. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • diseases
  • To date, diagnosing these diseases at an earlier stage or identifying less obvious biliary disturbances causing malfunction of bile excretion has been difficult (1,2). (vin.com)
  • In dogs, the most common reasons for obstructive biliary tract diseases are pancreatic diseases. (vin.com)
  • Imaging technique of choice is abdominal ultrasound because radiography has been proven to be too insensitive for the diagnosis of biliary diseases. (vin.com)
  • jaundice
  • 3) There are objective findings on biochemical studies of mild impairment of liver function without symptoms, or there is recurrent biliary tract impairment, but no ascites, jaundice or bleeding esophageal varices and nutrition and strength are good. (wa.gov)