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cholecyst

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

First recorded in 1865–70; chole- + -cyst

OTHER WORDS FROM cholecyst

cho·le·cys·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cholecyst

cholecyst
/ (ˈkɒlɪsɪst) /

noun
rare another name for gall bladder
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Medical definitions for cholecyst

cholecyst
[ kōlĭ-sĭst′ ]

n.
gallbladder
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