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gall·blad·der

(gawl'blad-ĕr), [TA]
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.

cholecyst

/cho·le·cyst/ (ko´lĕ-sist) gallbladder.

cholecyst

(kō′lĭ-sĭst′)
n.
The gallbladder.

cholecyst(o)

Etymology: word element [Gr.]
a combining form meaning "gallbladder".

gall·blad·der

(gawl'blad-ĕr) [TA]
A pear-shaped receptacle 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.
Synonym(s): vesica biliaris [TA] , cholecyst, cholecystis.