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the presence or formation of gallstones; they may be either in the gallbladder (cholecystolithiasis) or in the common bile duct (choledocholithiasis). adj., adj cholelith´ic.
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(kō'lē-li-thī'ă-sis), [MIM*600803]
Presence of concretions in the gallbladder or bile ducts.
Synonym(s): chololithiasis
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