Definition: Incision into the common bile duct and the adjacent portion of the duodenum.
[duodeno- + G. cholèdochus, bile duct, + tome, incision]
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.