[kuh-led-i-kos-tuh-mee, koh-luh-doh-kos-, kol-i-]
noun, plural cho·led·o·chos·to·mies. Surgery.
formation of a temporary opening through the abdominal wall into the common bile duct, usually to remove stones.
Origin of choledochostomy
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The establishment of a fistula into the common bile duct.
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