cholecystotomy

[ koh-luh-si-stot-uh-mee, kol-uh- ]
/ ˌkoʊ lə sɪˈstɒt ə mi, ˌkɒl ə- /

noun, plural cho·le·cys·tot·o·mies.Surgery.

incision of the gallbladder.

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Origin of cholecystotomy

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

cholecystotomy
[ kō′lĭ-sĭ-stŏttə-mē ]

n.

Incision into the gallbladder.
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