Skip to Content
Medical Term:

cholecystoduodenostomy

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]

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide