cholecystostomy

noun

cho·​le·​cys·​tos·​to·​my ˌkō-lə-(ˌ)sis-ˈtäs-tə-mē How to pronounce cholecystostomy (audio)
plural cholecystostomies
: 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 20 Jun. 2024.

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