choledochal cyst

n.

A cyst originating in the common bile duct, usually apparent early in life as a right upper abdominal mass in association with jaundice.

Nearby words

  1. cholecystorrhaphy,
  2. cholecystosonography,
  3. cholecystostomy,
  4. cholecystotomy,
  5. choledochal,
  6. choledochectomy,
  7. choledochitis,
  8. choledocho-,
  9. choledochoduodenostomy,
  10. choledochoenterostomy


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