"Nonfunctioning" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries
Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions
Cystic Duct: The duct that is connected to the GALLBLADDER and allows the emptying of bile into the COMMON BILE DUCT.
Gallbladder: A storage reservoir for BILE secretion. Gallbladder allows the delivery of bile acids at a high concentration and in a controlled manner, via the CYSTIC DUCT to the DUODENUM, for degradation of dietary lipid.
Kidney: Body organ that filters blood for the secretion of URINE and that regulates ion concentrations.