cholecystotomy

noun

cho·​le·​cys·​tot·​o·​my -ˈtät-ə-mē How to pronounce cholecystotomy (audio)
plural cholecystotomies
: surgical incision of the gallbladder especially for exploration or to remove a gallstone

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“Cholecystotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cholecystotomy. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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