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choledochostomy

[ kuh-led-i-kos-tuh-mee, koh-luh-doh-kos-, kol-i- ]
/ k蓹藢l蓻d 瑟藞k蓲s t蓹 mi, 藢ko蕣 l蓹 do蕣藞k蓲s-, 藢k蓲l 瑟- /
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noun, plural cho路led路o路chos路to路mies.Surgery.
formation of a temporary opening through the abdominal wall into the common bile duct, usually to remove stones.
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Origin of choledochostomy

<New Latin choledoch(us) (<Greek chol膿d贸chos, equivalent to chol膿-chole- + d贸chosduct) + -o- + -stomy
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Medical definitions for choledochostomy

choledochostomy
[ k蓹-l臅d鈥采-k艔st蓹-m膿 ]

n.
The establishment of a fistula into the common bile duct.
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