cholecystoduodenostomy

[ kō′lĭ-sĭs′tō-dōō′ə-dn-ŏstə-mē, -dōō-ŏd′n-ŏs- ]

n.

The surgical formation of a communication between the gallbladder and the duodenum.

Nearby words

  1. cholecystenterostomy,
  2. cholecystic,
  3. cholecystis,
  4. cholecystitis,
  5. cholecystocolostomy,
  6. cholecystogastrostomy,
  7. cholecystogram,
  8. cholecystography,
  9. cholecystoileostomy,
  10. cholecystojejunostomy


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