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Biliary system with the liver, biliary tree (bile ducts), common bile duct, gallbladder, pancreas, duodenal papilla, main pancreatic duct, and duodenum labeled

View full-sized image Drawing of the biliary system with the liver, biliary tree (bile ducts), common bile duct, gallbladder, pancreas, duodenal papilla, main pancreatic duct, and duodenum labeled. Inset of an enlarged biliary system with the duodenal papilla and papillary ori
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Drawing of the biliary system with the liver, biliary tree (bile ducts), common bile duct, gallbladder, pancreas, duodenal papilla, main pancreatic duct, and duodenum labeled. Inset of an enlarged biliary system with the duodenal papilla and papillary ori

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Drawing of the biliary system with the liver, biliary tree (bile ducts), common bile duct, gallbladder, pancreas, duodenal papilla, main pancreatic duct, and duodenum labeled. Inset of an enlarged biliary system with the duodenal papilla and papillary ori

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The common bile duct and the main pancreatic duct join before emptying their contents into the duodenum through the papillary orifice at the end of the duodenal papilla—a small, nipplelike structure that extends into the duodenum.

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