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cholecystotomy

[koh-luh-si-stot-uh-mee, kol-uh-]
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noun, plural cho·le·cys·tot·o·mies. Surgery.
  1. incision of the gallbladder.

Origin of cholecystotomy

First recorded in 1875–80; chole- + cysto- + -tomy
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cholecystotomy

(kō′lĭ-sĭ-stŏttə-mē)
n.
  1. Incision into the gallbladder.
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