Definition of Cholecystotomy

1. n. The operation of making an opening in the gall bladder, as for the removal of a gallstone.



Definition of Cholecystotomy

1. Noun. (surgery) The operation of making an opening in the gall bladder, as when removing a gallstone. ¹

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Medical Definition of Cholecystotomy

1. Incision into the gallbladder. Synonym: cholecystomy. Origin: chole-+ G. Kystis, bladder, + tome, incision Laparoscopic cholecystotomy, minimally invasive surgical technique for removal of the gallbladder that uses a laparoscope for visualization of the gallbladder and placement of instruments into the abdominal cavity through trocars, therefore avoiding the traditional incision. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cholecystotomy

cholecystojejunostomy
cholecystokinase
cholecystokinetic
cholecystokinin
cholecystokinins
cholecystolithiasis
cholecystolithotripsy
cholecystomy
cholecystopaque
cholecystopathy
cholecystopexy
cholecystorrhaphy
cholecystosonography
cholecystostomy
cholecystotomies
cholecystotomy (current term)
cholecysts
choledoch
choledoch duct
choledochal
choledochal cyst
choledochal sphincter
choledochectomy
choledochendysis
choledochiarctia
choledochitis
choledocho-
choledochocholedochostomy
choledochoduodenal junction
choledochoduodenostomy

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