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They can be divided into:
- Lobar ducts (right and left hepatic ducts) - stratified columnar epithelium.
- Interlobar ducts (between the main hepatic ducts and the interlobular ducts) - pseudostratified columnar epithelium.
- Interlobular bile ducts (between the interlobar ducts and the lobules) - simple columnar epithelium.
- Intralobular bile ducts (cholangioles or Canals of Hering) - simple cuboidal epithelium, then by hepatocytes
- Bile canaliculi - two half-canaliculi formed by the hepatocytes facing the perisinusoidal space
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- Roderick N. M. MacSween; Alastair D. Burt; Bernard Portmann; Linda D. Ferrell (2007). MacSween's pathology of the liver. Elsevier Health Sciences. pp. 518–. ISBN 978-0-443-10012-3. Retrieved 27 June 2010.
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