choledochostomy

noun
cho·​led·​o·​chos·​to·​my | \ -ˈkäs-tə-mē How to pronounce choledochostomy (audio) \
plural choledochostomies

Medical Definition of choledochostomy

: surgical incision of the common bile duct usually to effect drainage

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“Choledochostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/choledochostomy. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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