choledocholithotomy

noun
cho·​led·​o·​cho·​li·​thot·​o·​my | \ -lith-ˈät-ə-mē \
plural choledocholithotomies

Medical Definition of choledocholithotomy

: surgical incision of the common bile duct for removal of a gallstone

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