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) \

Medical Definition of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

: 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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“Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/endoscopic%20retrograde%20cholangiopancreatography. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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