choledochal

adjective cho·le·doch·al
variants: less commonly

choledoch

\ˈkōləˌdäk, ˈkäl-\

Definition of choledochal

anatomy

  1. :  relating to, being, or occurring in the common bile duct choledochal cysts the choledoch duct is the common bile duct

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Origin and Etymology of choledochal

choledoch from New Latin choledochus, from Greek cholēdochos, from cholē bile + dochos containing; choledochal from choledoch + -al; akin to Greek dechesthai to receive, dokein to seem good — more at gall, decent


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adjective cho·le·doch·al \ˈkō-lə-ˌdäk-əl, kə-ˈled-ə-kəl\

Medical Definition of choledochal

  1. :  relating to, being, or occurring in the common bile duct a choledochal cyst


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