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gallbladder

gall·blad·der

also gall bladder  (gôl′blăd′ər)
n.
A small, pear-shaped muscular sac under the right lobe of the liver, where bile secreted by the liver is stored until needed by the body for digestion.
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gallbladder

n
(Anatomy) a muscular pear-shaped sac, lying underneath the right lobe of the liver, that stores bile and ejects it into the duodenum through the common bile duct
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gall′blad`der

or gall′ blad`der,



n.
a membranous sac attached by ducts to the liver, in which bile is stored and concentrated.
[1670–80]
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gall·blad·der

(gôl′blăd′ər)
A small, pear-shaped muscular sac in which bile is stored. The gallbladder is located beneath the liver and secretes bile into the small intestine.
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gallbladder

A pear-shaped bag where bile is stored, under the liver.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gallbladder - a muscular sac attached to the liver that stores bile (secreted by the liver) until it is needed for digestion
bladder, vesica - a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)
chest, pectus, thorax - the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
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Translations

gall·blad·der

n. vesícula biliar;
___ attackataque de la vesícula.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

gallbladder

n vesícula (biliar)
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There has been controversy in the literature regarding routine or selective HPE of gallbladder specimens when cholecystectomy is performed for benign gallbladder diseases. The main debate by those studies that suggest selective HPE is that first, it is unlikely to have incidental GBC in a normal-looking gallbladder specimen (2,3,7-15).
US of the abdomen is the preferred modality for gallbladder diseases but due to scarcity of reports on GA, it is often misread due to periportal tissue and subphrenic folds often reported as gallbladder or calculi leading to unnecessary surgery as was the case with our patient whose US report showed contracted gallbladder with multiple echogenic foci most likely being calculi.8 As the radiological imaging for gallbladder has less than 100% sensitivity for identification of organ, diagnosis of GA is usually made during surgery.
Age, predisposing diseases, and ultrasonographic findings in determining clinical outcome of acute acalculous inflammatory gallbladder diseases in children.
Females are more predisposed than males to gallbladder diseases, including gallstones, GA, and even GC.
reported that the success rate of ETGD placement for gallbladder diseases was 81%.
Lee et al., "Outcomes of endoscopic transpapillary gallbladder stenting for symptomatic gallbladder diseases: A multicenter prospective follow-up study," Endoscopy, vol.
Majority of the gallbladder diseases are caused by inflammation due to irritation of gallbladder wall known as cholecystitis and further it can be acute or chronic.
APPLIED HEPATOBILIARY SCINTIGRAPHY IN CHRONIC GALLBLADDER DISEASES
Gallbladder diseases and dysfunction are becoming a worldwide phenomenon in the medical field.
Profile of gallbladder diseases diagnosed at Afyon Kocatepe University: a retrospective study.
One hundred and nineteen patients who underwent SILC for their gallbladder diseases between April 2009 and August 2011 by 2 HPB consultants (Surgeons A and B) were retrospectively studied.
In addition, this study enabled the establishing of a population-based US gallbladder wall thickness so that a gallbladder wall >3 mm thick will suggest an abnormality in most patients, whereas a thickness <3 mm will suggest normalcy but cannot be used to rule out gallbladder diseases.