hepaticostomy

noun

he·​pat·​i·​cos·​to·​my hi-ˌpat-i-ˈkäs-tə-mē How to pronounce hepaticostomy (audio)
plural hepaticostomies
: an operation to provide an artificial opening into the hepatic duct

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“Hepaticostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hepaticostomy. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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