cholecystitis


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Related to cholecystitis: xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis, Acalculous cholecystitis, Chronic cholecystitis, emphysematous cholecystitis

cho·le·cys·ti·tis

 (kō′lĭ-sĭ-stī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the gallbladder.

cholecystitis

(ˌkɒlɪsɪsˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the gall bladder, due to bacterial infection or the presence of gallstones

cho•le•cys•ti•tis

(ˌkoʊ lə sɪˈstaɪ tɪs, ˌkɒl ə-)

n.
inflammation of the gallbladder.
[1865–70]
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Noun1.cholecystitis - inflammation of the gall bladder
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

cho·le·cys·ti·tis

n. colecistitis, infl. de la vesícula biliar.

cholecystitis

n colecistitis f; acalculous — colecistitis alitiásica or acalculosa
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Gallbladder histology showed features of chronic cholecystitis.