cholecystorrhaphy

[kō′lĭ-sĭ-stôrə-fē]

n.

Suture of an incised or ruptured gallbladder.

Nearby words

  1. cholecystokinetic,
  2. cholecystokinin,
  3. cholecystolithiasis,
  4. cholecystopathy,
  5. cholecystopexy,
  6. cholecystosonography,
  7. cholecystostomy,
  8. cholecystotomy,
  9. choledochal,
  10. choledochal cyst


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