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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- \

medical Definition of choledochoduodenostomy

plural choledochoduodenostomies
: 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 Medicine24 Jan. 2008

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