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gall·stone

 (gôl′stōn′)
n.
A small, hard, pathological concretion, composed chiefly of cholesterol, calcium salts, and bile pigments, formed in the gallbladder or in a bile duct.

gallstone

(ˈɡɔːlˌstəʊn)
n
(Pathology) pathol a small hard concretion of cholesterol, bile pigments, and lime salts, formed in the gall bladder or its ducts. Also called: bilestone

gall•stone

(ˈgɔlˌstoʊn)

n.
an abnormal stony mass in the gallbladder or the bile passages, usu. composed of cholesterol.
[1750–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gallstone - a calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts
calculus, concretion - a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body; "renal calculi can be very painful"
Translations
حَجَر المَرارَهحَصَاةٌ الـمَرَارة
žlučníkový kámenžlučový kámen
galdesten
sappikivi
žučni kamenac
epekõepekő
gallsteinn
胆石
담석
žlčníkový kameň
gallsten
นิ่วในถุงน้ำดี
sỏi mật

gallstone

[ˈgɔːlstəʊn] Ncálculo m biliar

gallstone

[ˈgɔːlstəʊn] ncalcul m (biliaire)Gallup Poll [ˌgæləpˈpɔːl] nsondage m Gallup

gallstone

nGallenstein m

gallstone

[ˈgɑːlˌstəʊn] ncalcolo biliare

gall

(goːl) noun
1. a bitter liquid which is stored in the gall bladder.
2. impudence. He had the gall to say he was my friend after being so rude to me.
verb
to annoy (a person) very much. It galls me to think that he is earning so much money.
gall bladder
an organ of the body attached to the liver, in which gall is stored.
ˈgallstone noun
a small hard object that is sometimes formed in the gall bladder.

gallstone

حَصَاةٌ الـمَرَارة žlučový kámen galdesten Gallenstein χολόλιθος cálculo biliar sappikivi calcul biliaire žučni kamenac calcolo biliare 胆石 담석 galsteen gallestein kamień żółciowy cálculo biliar желчный камень gallsten นิ่วในถุงน้ำดี safra kesesi taşı sỏi mật 胆石

gall·stone

n. cálculo biliar;
calcium oxalate ______ de oxalato de calcio;
cholesterol ______ de colesterol;
cystine ______ de cistina;
fibrin ______ de fibrina;
pigment ______ de pigmento.

gallstone

n cálculo biliar (form), piedra en la vesícula
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