cholangiostomy

[ kō-lăn′jē-ŏstə-mē ]

n.

The surgical formation of a fistula into a bile duct.

Nearby words

  1. cholangiolitic hepatitis,
  2. cholangiolitis,
  3. cholangioma,
  4. cholangiopancreatography,
  5. cholangioscopy,
  6. cholangiotomy,
  7. cholangitis,
  8. cholanopoiesis,
  9. cholate,
  10. chole-


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