gallbladder

A pouchlike organ attached to the underside of the liver in which bile secreted by the liver is stored and concentrated.
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gallbladder

[n] - a muscular sac attached to the liver that secretes bile and stores it until needed for digestion
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Gallbladder

Small sack by the liver. Bile is stored here before it is released into the gut to help digest fats. The gallbladder is connected to the gut by the bile duct.
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Gallbladder

a small, pear-shaped sac positioned under the liver, which concentrates and stores bile
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Gallbladder

A small pouch that stores and concentrates bile, located under the liver
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Gallbladder

Gallbladder: A pear-shaped organ just below the liver that stores the bile secreted by the liver. During a fatty meal, the gallbladder contracts, delivering the bile through the bile ducts into the intestines to help with digestion. Abnormal composition of bile leads to formation of gallstones, a process termed cholelithiasis. The gallstones cause ...
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gallbladder

<anatomy> A digestive organ which stores bile (produced in the liver), used in the digestion and absorption of fats in the duodenum. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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gallbladder

noun a muscular sac attached to the liver that secretes bile and stores it until needed for digestion
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gallbladder

(gawl┬┤blad″әr) gall bladder a pear-shaped organ located below the liver that serves as a storage place for bile. See also cholecystectomy, cholecystitis, and gallstone.
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gallbladder

a muscular membranous sac that stores and concentrates bile, a fluid that is received from the liver and is important in digestion. Situated beneath ... [4 related articles]
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gallbladder

Type: Term Pronunciation: gawl′blad-ĕr Definitions: 1. A pear-shaped organ on the inferior surface of the liver, in a hollow between the right lobe and the quadrate lobe; it serves as a storage reservoir for bile. Synonyms: vesica biliaris, vesica fellea, bile cyst, cholecyst, cholecystis, cystis fellea, gall bladder, vesicula fellis &nb...
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Gallbladder

[disambiguation] The Gallbladder is an organ of animal bodies. Gallbladder may also refer to: ...
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Gallbladder

[Chinese medicine] Distinct from the Western medical concept of gallbladder, the concept of the Gallbladder (Dan) in Traditional Chinese Medicine is more a way of describing a set of interrelated parts than an anatomical organ. (See Zang Fu theory.) To differentiate between Western and Eastern concepts of organs the first letter is capitali...
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Gallbladder

A pear-shaped organ just below the liver that stores the bile secreted by the liver. During a fatty meal, the gallbladder contracts, delivering the bile through the bile ducts into the intestines to help with digestion. Abnormal composition of bile leads to formation of gallstones, a process termed cholelithiasis. The gallstones cause cholecystitis...
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gallbladder

A pouchlike organ attached to the underside of the liver in which bile secreted by the liver is stored and concentrated.
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Gallbladder

A pear-shaped organ just below the liver that stores the bile secreted by the liver. During a fatty meal, the gallbladder contracts, delivering the bile through the bile ducts into the intestines to help with digestion. Abnormal composition of bile leads to formation of gallstones, a process termed cholelithiasis. The gallstones cause cholecystitis...
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gallbladder

The pear-shaped organ found below the liver. Bile is concentrated and stored in the gallbladder.
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Gallbladder

In vertebrates the gallbladder (cholecyst, gall bladder or biliary vesicle) is a small organ where bile is stored, before it is released into the small intestine. Humans can live without a gallbladder. The surgical removal of the gallbladder is called a cholecystectomy. ==Structure== The gallbladder is a hollow organ that sits just beneath the rig...
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Gallbladder

A pear-shaped organ just below the liver that stores the bile secreted by the liver. During a fatty meal, the gallbladder contracts, delivering the bile through the bile ducts into the intestines to help with digestion. Abnormal composition of bile leads to formation of gallstones, a process termed cholelithiasis. The gallstones cause cholecystitis...
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