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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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It will also be interesting to look for the chances of infective complications in patients, who had intra-operative bile spillage, as nearly 50% of bile or tissue cultures sent in this study and reported in other population were positive for bacterial growth.24 Also, the antibiotic practice may be influenced in critically ill patients (ASA III/IV) in whom recent studies suggests that they are at increased risk for extensive gallbladder inflammation with higher chances of morbidity and mortality as compared to otherwise healthy patients (ASAI/II).25