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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- \

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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