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

Definition: Drainage of a cyst, usually a pancreatic pseudocyst, into the duodenum.

Synonym(s): duodenocystostomy2

[cysto- + duodenum, + G. stoma, mouth]

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