choledochorrhaphy

noun
cho·​led·​o·​chor·​rha·​phy | \ kə-ˌled-ə-ˈkōr-ə-fē, -ˈkȯr- How to pronounce choledochorrhaphy (audio) \
plural choledochorrhaphies

Medical Definition of choledochorrhaphy

: surgical union of the separated ends of the common bile duct by suturing

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