[kuh-led-i-kos-tuh-mee, koh-luh-doh-kos-, kol-i-] /kəˌlɛd ɪˈkɒs tə mi, ˌkoʊ lə doʊˈkɒs-, ˌkɒl ɪ-/

noun, plural choledochostomies. Surgery.
formation of a temporary opening through the abdominal wall into the common bile duct, usually to remove stones.

choledochostomy cho·led·o·chos·to·my (kə-lěd’ə-kŏs’tə-mē)
The establishment of a fistula into the common bile duct.


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