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1758, in the meaning defined above
gall entry 1 + stone entry 1
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“Gallstone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gallstone. Accessed 5 May. 2021.
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— called also
biliary calculus, cholelith
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