gallbladder[gawl′blad-ĕr]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. A pear-shaped organ on the inferior surface of the liver, in a hollow between the right lobe and the quadrate lobe; it serves as a storage reservoir for bile.

Synonyms
vesica biliaris , vesica fellea , bile cyst , cholecyst , cholecystis , cystis fellea , gall bladder , vesicula fellis

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