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choledochoduodenostomy

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noun cho·led·o·cho·du·o·de·nos·to·my \kə-ˌled-ə-(ˌ)kō-ˌd(y)ü-ə-də-ˈnäs-tə-mē, -d(y)u̇-ˌäd-ən-ˈäs-\

Medical Definition of choledochoduodenostomy

plural

choledochoduodenostomies

  1. :  surgical creation of a passage uniting the common bile duct and the duodenum <On day 13 after transplantation, acute biliary obstruction developed, requiring operative choledochoduodenostomy and division of adhesions.—Stephen I. Alexander et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 24 Jan. 2008>




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