choledochorrhaphy

noun

cho·​led·​o·​chor·​rha·​phy kə-ˌled-ə-ˈkōr-ə-fē, -ˈkȯr- How to pronounce choledochorrhaphy (audio)
plural choledochorrhaphies
: surgical union of the separated ends of the common bile duct by suturing

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“Choledochorrhaphy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/choledochorrhaphy. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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