Medical Definition of Choledochal sphincter

1. Smooth muscle sphincter of the common bile duct immediately proximal to the hepatopancreatic ampulla; it is this sphincter that controls the flow of bile in the duodenum. Synonym: musculus sphincter ductus choledochi, Boyden's sphincter, choledochal sphincter, sphincter muscle of common bile duct. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Choledochal Sphincter

cholecystolithotripsy
cholecystomy
cholecystopaque
cholecystopathy
cholecystopexy
cholecystorrhaphy
cholecystosonography
cholecystostomy
cholecystotomies
cholecystotomy
cholecysts
choledoch
choledoch duct
choledochal
choledochal cyst
choledochal sphincter (current term)
choledochectomy
choledochendysis
choledochiarctia
choledochitis
choledocho-
choledochocholedochostomy
choledochoduodenal junction
choledochoduodenostomy
choledochoenterostomy
choledochography
choledochojejunostomies
choledochojejunostomy
choledocholith
choledocholithiasis

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