choledochotomy

[kuh-led-i-kot-uh-mee, koh-luh-doh-kot-, kol-i-]

noun, plural cho·led·o·chot·o·mies. Surgery.

incision of the common bile duct.

Origin of choledochotomy

1890–95; < New Latin choledoch(us) (see choledochostomy) + -o- + -tomy
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choledochotomy in Medicine

choledochotomy

[kə-lĕd′ə-kŏtə-mē]

n.

Incision into the common bile duct.
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