choledochoenterostomy

[ kə-lĕd′ə-kō-ĕn′tə-rŏstə-mē ]

n.

The surgical formation of a communication between the common bile duct and any part of the intestine.

Nearby words

  1. choledochal cyst,
  2. choledochectomy,
  3. choledochitis,
  4. choledocho-,
  5. choledochoduodenostomy,
  6. choledochojejunostomy,
  7. choledocholithiasis,
  8. choledocholithotomy,
  9. choledochoplasty,
  10. choledochorrhaphy


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