choledocholithotomy

noun

cho·​led·​o·​cho·​li·​thot·​o·​my -lith-ˈät-ə-mē How to pronounce choledocholithotomy (audio)
plural choledocholithotomies
: surgical incision of the common bile duct for removal of a gallstone

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“Choledocholithotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/choledocholithotomy. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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