Definition of Biliary

1. Adjective. Relating to or containing bile.

Exact synonyms: Bilious
Partainyms: Bile, Bile
Derivative terms: Bile, Bile

2. Adjective. Relating to the bile ducts or the gallbladder.
Derivative terms: Bile
Partainyms: Gallbladder

Definition of Biliary

1. a. Relating or belonging to bile; conveying bile; as, biliary acids; biliary ducts.

Definition of Biliary

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to bile ¹

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Definition of Biliary

1. pertaining to bile [adj] - See also: bile

Medical Definition of Biliary

1. Pertaining to the bile, to the bile ducts or to the gallbladder. (13 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biliary

bilharzial appendicitis
bilharzial dysentery
bilharzial granuloma
biliary (current term)
biliary atresia
biliary calculus
biliary canaliculus
biliary cirrhosis
biliary colic
biliary duct
biliary ductule
biliary ductules
biliary dyskinesia
biliary endoprosthesis
biliary fever of dogs
biliary fever of horses
biliary fistula
biliary obstruction

Literary usage of Biliary

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on human physiology by John Call Dalton (1875)
"The biliary ducts in the human liver which have a larger diameter than about ... The biliary ducts which occupy the interlobular spaces are of the smaller ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1859)
"... intestinal worms can be introduced into the biliary ducts only after death or during the death struggle, analyzes the 23 cases which he has collected, ..."

3. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Virchow's Arch. f. path. Anal., Berlin, 19H, ccxviii, 1-30. iii. The biliary Cirrhoses of the Liver Definition.—By biliary cirrhosis of the liver is meant a ..."

4. The Morbid Anatomy of Some of the Most Important Parts of the Human Body by Matthew Baillie (1833)
"Dilatation of the biliary Ducts. THE most common diseased appearance of the ... These dilatations of the biliary ducts take place in consequence of the ..."

5. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1889)
"THE number of cases of biliary fistula in man in which accurate observations have ... February 1888, suffering apparently from an attack of biliary colic, ..."

6. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1877)
"The bile secreted under its influence was of normal composition as regards the biliary matter proper. No purgative effect was produced, but there was an ..."

7. Anatomy-- descriptive and surgical by Henry Gray (1858)
"Each lobule is composed of a ma cells; of a plexus of biliary ducts; of a venous plexus, formed by brandi the portal vein; of a branch of an hepatic vein ..."

8. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"The combination of obstruction and infection of the biliary passages produces the maximal amount of injury to the ducts and hepatic parenchyma; ..."

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