cholecystotomy

cholecystotomy

[koh-luh-si-stot-uh-mee, kol-uh-]
noun, plural cholecystotomies. Surgery.
incision of the gallbladder.

Origin:
1875–80; chole- + cysto- + -tomy

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cholecystotomy cho·le·cys·tot·o·my (kō'lĭ-sĭ-stŏt'tə-mē)
n.
Incision into the gallbladder.

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