Various channels that collect bile from the hepatic parenchyma and transport it to the duodenum constitute the biliary tree. By convention the biliary tree is divided into intra and extrahepatic bile ducts1.
Intrahepatic bile ducts
Bile canaliculi form segmental bile ducts that unite at the porta hepatis to form the right and left hepatic ducts.
Extrahepatic bile ducts
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