Cholecystic



[koh-luh-sist, kol-uh-] /ˈkoʊ ləˌsɪst, ˈkɒl ə-/

noun, Anatomy.
1.
.
/ˈkɒlɪsɪst/
noun
1.
(rare) another name for gall bladder
n.

“gall bladder,” 1846, from medical Latin cholecystis, incorrectly formed from Greek khole “gall” (see cholera) + kystis “bladder, cyst” (see cyst). Related: Cholecystectomy.

cholecystic cho·le·cys·tic (kō’lĭ-sĭs’tĭk)
adj.
Relating to the gallbladder.

cholecyst cho·le·cyst (kō’lĭ-sĭst’)
n.
See gallbladder.

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