choledocholithotomy

choledocholithotomy

 [ko-led″ah-ko-lĭ-thot´ah-me]
incision into the common bile duct for removal of gallstones.

cho·led·o·cho·li·thot·o·my

(kō-led'ō-kō-li-thot'ō-mē),
Incision of the common bile duct for the extraction of a stone.
[choledocho- + G. lithos, stone, + tomē, incision]

choledocholithotomy

/cho·led·o·cho·li·thot·o·my/ (-lĭ-thot´ah-me) incision into common bile duct for stone removal.

choledocholithotomy

(kə-lĕd′ə-kō-lĭ-thŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Incision of the common bile duct for the extraction of an impacted gallstone.

choledocholithotomy

[-lithot′əmē]
Etymology: Gk, chole + dochus, containing, lithos, stone, temnein, to cut
a surgical operation to make an incision in the common bile duct to remove a gallstone.

cho·led·o·cho·li·thot·o·my

(kō-lĕd'ō-kō-li-thot'ŏ-mē)
Incision of the common bile duct for the extraction of an impacted gallstone.
[choledocho- + G. lithos, stone, + tomē, incision]

choledocholithotomy

Surgical removal of gall stones from a bile duct.
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Such cases have been treated by choledocholithotomy and removal of the polyp.