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choledochoduodenostomy

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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-\

Medical Definition of choledochoduodenostomy

plural

choledochoduodenostomies

  1. :  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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