gallstone

noun gall·stone \ ˈgȯl-ˌstōn \
Updated on: 6 Dec 2017

Definition of gallstone

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

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Origin and Etymology of gallstone


GALLSTONE Defined for English Language Learners

gallstone

noun

Definition of gallstone for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

gallstone

noun gall·stone \ ˈgȯl-ˌstōn \

medical Definition of gallstone

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


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