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n.1.(Anat.) The gall bladder.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Terms denoting bile: chole ([phrase omitted]), bilis and fel are used in parallel to derive the names of related anatomical structures: ductus choledochus, ampulla biliaropancreatica; vesica biliaris, vesica fellea, while cholecystis contains a part of the phrase denoting the duct of the gallbladder-ductus cysticus.
Can we be certain of the diagnosis of acute cholecystis as a yes or no decision, having already dismissed possible biliary dilation or a renal stone?
The Diagnosis of Acute Acalculous Cholecystis: A Comparison of Sonography, Scintigraphy, and CT.