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gallbladder

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noun gall·blad·der \ˈgȯl-ˌbla-dər\

Simple Definition of gallbladder

  • medical : the organ in the body in which bile from the liver is stored

Full Definition of gallbladder

  1. :  a membranous muscular sac in which bile from the liver is stored

1676

First Known Use of gallbladder

1676


GALLBLADDER Defined for Kids

gallbladder

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noun gall·blad·der \ˈgȯl-ˌbla-dər\

Definition of gallbladder

  1. :  a small sac in which bile from the liver is stored




Medical Dictionary

gallbladder

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noun gall·blad·der \ˈgȯl-ˌblad-ər\

Medical Definition of gallbladder

  1. :  a membranous muscular sac in which bile from the liver is stored—called also cholecyst



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