choledochostomy


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choledochostomy

 [ko″led-ah-kos´tah-me]
creation of an opening into the common bile duct for drainage.
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cho·led·o·chos·to·my

(kō-led'ō-kos'tō-mē),
Establishment of a fistula into the common bile duct.
[choledocho- + G. stoma, mouth]
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choledochostomy

(kə-lĕd′ə-kŏs′tə-mē)
n.
The establishment of a fistula into the common bile duct.
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cho·led·o·chos·to·my

(kō-lĕd'ō-kos'tŏ-mē)
Establishment of a fistula into the common bile duct.
[choledocho- + G. stoma, mouth]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

choledochostomy

Draining of the common bile duct through the abdominal wall.
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