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endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

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noun endoscopic retrograde chol·an·gio·pan·cre·atog·ra·phy \-kə-ˌlan-jē-ə-ˌpaŋ-krē-ə-ˈtäg-rə-fē, -ˌpan-\

Medical Definition of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

  1. :  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


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