cholelithiasis

noun cho·le·li·thi·a·sis \ ˌkō-lə-li-ˈthī-ə-səs \

Definition of cholelithiasis

: production of gallstones; also : the resulting abnormal condition

Origin and Etymology of cholelithiasis

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cholelithiasis

noun cho·le·li·thi·a·sis \ ˌkō-li-lith-ˈī-ə-səs \

medical Definition of cholelithiasis

plural cholelithiases play \-ˌsēz\
: production of gallstones; also : the resulting abnormal condition

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