choledochojejunostomy


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choledochojejunostomy

 [ko-led″ah-ko-je-joo-nos´tah-me]
surgical anastomosis of the common bile duct to the jejunum.

cho·led·o·cho·je·ju·nos·to·my

(kō-led'ō-kō-jĕ-jū-nos'tō-mē),
Anastomosis between the common bile duct and the jejunum.
[choledocho- + jejuno- + G. stoma, mouth]

choledochojejunostomy

/cho·led·o·cho·je·ju·nos·to·my/ (-jĕ″joo-nos´tah-me) anastomosis of the bile duct to the jejunum.

choledochojejunostomy

(kə-lĕd′ə-kō-jə-jo͞o′nŏs′tə-mē, -jē′jo͞o-)
n.
The surgical formation of a communication between the common bile duct and the jejunum.

choledochojejunostomy

[kōled′ədok′ōjē′jo̅o̅nos′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, chole, bile, dochus, containing; L, jejunus, empty; Gk, stoma, mouth
a surgical procedure in which the bile duct is connected to the jejunum.

cho·led·o·cho·je·ju·nos·to·my

(kō-lĕd'ō-kō-jĕ-jū-nos'tŏ-mē)
Anastomosis between the common bile duct and the jejunum.
[choledocho- + jejuno- + G. stoma, mouth]