- Formation of a communication, other than the natural one, between the common bile duct and the duodenum. [choledocho- + duodenum + G. stoma, mouth]
* * *cho·led·o·cho·du·o·de·nos·to·my kə-.led-ə-(.)kō-.d(y)ü-ə-də-'näs-tə-mē, -d(y)u̇-.äd-ən-'äs- n, pl -mies surgical creation of a passage uniting the common bile duct and the duodenum
* * *cho·led·o·cho·du·o·de·nos·to·my (ko-led″ə-ko-doo″o-də-nosґtə-me) [choledocho- + duodenostomy] surgical anastomosis of the common bile duct to the duodenum.
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