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Pronunciation: ko'le-sis'to-du'o-de-nos'to-me

Definition: Establishment of a direct communication between the gallbladder and the duodenum.

Synonym(s): duodenocholecystostomy, duodenocystostomy1

[chole- + G. kystis, bladder, + L. duodenum + G. stoma, mouth]

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