cholecyst


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

cho·le·cyst

 (kō′lĭ-sĭst′)
n.
The gallbladder.

cholecyst

(ˈkɒlɪsɪst)
n
(Anatomy) rare another name for gallbladder

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]
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Cholangiography was performed through puncture at the bottom of the cholecyst to understand the distribution of the bile duct and pancreiatic duct.
Another team showed the results on extracellular matrix of porcine gall bladder (cholecyst), which is relatively sparse in immunogenic proteins--attempts have been made to use cholecyst-derived scaffold (CDS) for biomedical uses.
Several studies evaluated the kinesis of the cholecyst: generally, the wall contraction has been induced using a fatty meal or a stimulant agent [61, 62].