endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

noun

endoscopic retrograde chol·​an·​gio·​pan·​cre·​atog·​ra·​phy -kə-ˌlan-jē-ə-ˌpaŋ-krē-ə-ˈtäg-rə-fē, -ˌpan- How to pronounce endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (audio)
: radiographic visualization of the pancreatic and biliary ducts by means of endoscopic injection of a contrast medium through the ampulla of Vater
abbreviation ERCP

called also endoscopic cholangiopancreatography

Dictionary Entries Near endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

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endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

endoscopist

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“Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/endoscopic%20retrograde%20cholangiopancreatography. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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