choledochorrhaphy

choledochorrhaphy

 [ko-led″ah-kor´ah-fe]
suture or repair of the common bile duct.
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cho·led·o·chor·rha·phy

(kō-led'ō-kōr'ră-fē),
Suturing together the divided ends of the common bile duct.
[choledocho- + G. rhaphē, suture]
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choledochorrhaphy

(kə-lĕd′ə-kôr′ə-fē)
n.
The suturing together of the divided ends of the common bile duct.
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choledochorrhaphy

The suture and repair of a bile duct; bile duct repair is increasingly preferred in the working medical parlance.
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cho·led·o·chor·rha·phy

(kō-lĕd'ō-kōr'ră-fē)
Suturing together the divided ends of the common bile duct.
[choledocho- + G. rhaphē, suture]
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