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cholecyst

[koh-luh-sist, kol-uh-]
noun Anatomy.
  1. gallbladder.
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Origin of cholecyst

First recorded in 1865–70; chole- + -cyst
Related formscho·le·cys·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cholecystic

cholecyst

noun
  1. rare another name for gall bladder
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Word Origin and History for cholecystic

cholecyst

n.

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

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cholecystic in Medicine

cholecystic

(kō′lĭ-sĭstĭk)
adj.
  1. Relating to the gallbladder.
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cholecyst

(kōlĭ-sĭst′)
n.
  1. gallbladder
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