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cho•le•cys•tos•to•my



Pronunciation: (kō"lu-si-stos'tu-mē, kol"u-), [key]
n.,
pl. -mies.
Surg.
formation of an opening through the abdominal wall into the gallbladder, usually done for drainage and to remove gallstones.

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