Cholecystojejunostomy



cholecystojejunostomy cho·le·cys·to·je·ju·nos·to·my (kō’lĭ-sĭs’tō-jə-jōō’nŏs’tə-mē, -jē’ju-, -jěj’u-)
n.
The surgical formation of a communication between the gallbladder and the jejunum.

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