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cholangiopancreatography cho·lan·gi·o·pan·cre·a·tog·ra·phy (kō-lān’jē-ō-pāng’krē-ə-tŏg’rə-fē, -pān’-)
Radiographic examination of the bile ducts and pancreas following administration of a radiopaque contrast medium.


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