cholecystotomy


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cholecystotomy

 [ko″le-sis-tot´ah-me]
incision of the gallbladder.

cho·le·cys·tot·o·my

(kō'lē-sis-tot'ō-mē),
Incision into the gallbladder.
Synonym(s): cholecystomy
[chole- + G. kystis, bladder, + tomē, incision]

cholecystotomy

/cho·le·cys·tot·o·my/ (-sis-tot´ah-me) incision of the gallbladder.

cholecystotomy

(kō′lĭ-sĭ-stŏt′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision into the gallbladder.

cho·le·cys·tot·o·my

, cholecystomy (kō'lĕ-sis-tot'ŏ-mē, -sis'tŏ-mē)
Incision into the gallbladder.
[chole- + G. kystis, bladder, + tomē, incision]

cholecystotomy

Cutting into the gall bladder.

Cholecystotomy

An operation during which the gallbladder is opened, gallstones are removed, and excess bile is drained. The gallbladder is not removed.
Mentioned in: Cholecystitis

cholecystotomy

incision of the gallbladder.