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gallstone

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noun gall·stone \ˈgȯl-ˌstōn\

Simple Definition of gallstone

  • medical : a hard object like a small stone that sometimes forms in the gallbladder and that can cause great pain

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gallstone

  1. :  a calculus (as of cholesterol) formed in the gallbladder or biliary passages

1758

First Known Use of gallstone

1758


Medical Dictionary

gallstone

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noun gall·stone \ˈgȯl-ˌstōn\

Medical Definition of gallstone

  1. :  a calculus (as of cholesterol) formed in the gallbladder or biliary passages—called also biliary calculus, cholelith




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