an abnormal stonelike mass, usually of cholesterol, formed in the gallbladder or bile passages.
Psychotherapy James J. Walsh
(pathol) a small hard concretion of cholesterol, bile pigments, and lime salts, formed in the gall bladder or its ducts Also called bilestone
A small, hard, abnormal mass composed chiefly of cholesterol, calcium salts, and bile pigments, formed in the gallbladder or in a bile duct. The presence of gallstones can lead to painful obstruction or infection and is sometimes treated with cholecystectomy.
- Biliary canaliculus
- Biliary duct
biliary duct Historical Examples Lachesis Lapponica Carl von Linn Library Notes A. P. Russell Zoonomia, Vol. I Erasmus Darwin The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity George. S. Huntington The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity George. S. Huntington
- Biliary cirrhosis
- Biliary ductule