cholecystenterostomy

noun

cho·​le·​cys·​ten·​ter·​os·​to·​my -ˌtent-ə-ˈräs-tə-mē How to pronounce cholecystenterostomy (audio)
variants or cholecystoenterostomy
plural cholecystenterostomies
: surgical union of and creation of a passage between the gallbladder and the intestine

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“Cholecystenterostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cholecystenterostomy. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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