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gall·blad·deralso gall bladder (gôl′blăd′ər)
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.
(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
or gall′ blad`der,
a membranous sac attached by ducts to the liver, in which bile is stored and concentrated.
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.
A pear-shaped bag where bile is stored, under the liver.
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|Noun||1.||gallbladder - a muscular sac attached to the liver that stores bile (secreted by the liver) until it is needed for digestion|