cholecystenterostomy

[ kō′lĭ-sĭ-stĕn′tə-rŏstə-mē ]

n.

The surgical formation of a direct communication between the gallbladder and the intestine.

Nearby words

  1. cholecyst,
  2. cholecystagogic,
  3. cholecystagogue,
  4. cholecystectasia,
  5. cholecystectomy,
  6. cholecystic,
  7. cholecystis,
  8. cholecystitis,
  9. cholecystocolostomy,
  10. cholecystoduodenostomy


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