duodenocholedochotomy

[dōō′ə-dē′nō-kə-lĕd′ə-kŏtə-mē, dōō-ŏd′n-ō-]

n.

Incision into the common bile duct through an adjacent portion of the duodenum.

Nearby words

  1. duodenectomy,
  2. duodenitis,
  3. duodeno-,
  4. duodenocholangitis,
  5. duodenocholecystostomy,
  6. duodenocystostomy,
  7. duodenoenterostomy,
  8. duodenojejunal flexure,
  9. duodenojejunostomy,
  10. duodenolysis


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