cholecystostomy

noun
cho·​le·​cys·​tos·​to·​my | \ ˌkō-lə-(ˌ)sis-ˈtäs-tə-mē How to pronounce cholecystostomy (audio) \
plural cholecystostomies

Medical Definition of cholecystostomy

: surgical incision of the gallbladder usually to effect drainage

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“Cholecystostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cholecystostomy. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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