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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.

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

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]

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.

gallbladder

A pear-shaped bag where bile is stored, under the liver.
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
Translations

gall·blad·der

n. vesícula biliar;
___ attackataque de la vesícula.

gallbladder

n vesícula (biliar)
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The aim of the present study was to assess whether or not it would be safe to adopt a policy of processing only gallbladder specimens with preoperative or intraoperative suspicion for malignancy without compromising patient safety.
Gallbladder agenesis (GA), first described by Bergman in 1701, is a rare entity with an incidence of 10-65 per 100,000 populations being more common in females (3:1).1 There are familial forms of GA but most cases are sporadic in origin and often associated with other congenital abnormalities, including those of the bile system characteristic of a defect in an embryonic development.2,3 Patients are usually asymptomatic but approx.
These abnormalities include gallbladder wall thickening, gall bladder deposition and double-wall appearance8.
Preoperative hepatobiliary ultrasonography showed millimetric stones in the gallbladder and the wall thickness of the gallbladder was shown to be increased.
The most common type of gallstones form when your liver excretes more cholesterol than your gallbladder can dissolve; the excess cholesterol can clump and form into hard particles, which gather more cholesterol, become larger, and eventually turn into stones.
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Gallbladder cancer (GBCA) is the fifth most common type of gastrointestinal malignancy and is the most common malignancy of the biliary tract.
Pre-operatively, all the patients in this study were advised to get the ultrasonography done and ultrasound of the abdomen revealed gallbladder calculi with acoustic shadow.
Between meals bile collects in the gallbladder and it's concentrated.
An abdominal ultrasound showed that the gallbladder was fully filled with stone and mud.