hepaticostomy

[ hĭ-păt′ĭ-kŏstə-mē ]

n.

The surgical formation of an opening into a hepatic duct.

Nearby words

  1. hepaticoduodenostomy,
  2. hepaticoenterostomy,
  3. hepaticogastrostomy,
  4. hepaticolithotomy,
  5. hepaticolithotripsy,
  6. hepaticotomy,
  7. hepatitic,
  8. hepatitis,
  9. hepatitis a,
  10. hepatitis b


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