choledochoduodenostomy

noun
cho·​led·​o·​cho·​du·​o·​de·​nos·​to·​my | \ kə-ˌled-ə-(ˌ)kō-ˌd(y)ü-ə-də-ˈnäs-tə-mē, -d(y)u̇-ˌäd-ᵊn-ˈäs- How to pronounce choledochoduodenostomy (audio) \
plural choledochoduodenostomies

Medical Definition of choledochoduodenostomy

: surgical creation of a passage uniting the common bile duct and the duodenum On day 13 after transplantation, acute biliary obstruction developed, requiring operative choledochoduodenostomy and division of adhesions.— Stephen I. Alexander et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 24 Jan. 2008

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“Choledochoduodenostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/choledochoduodenostomy. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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