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cholecystitis

[ koh-luh-si-stahy-tis, kol-uh- ]
/ ˌkoʊ lə sɪˈstaɪ tɪs, ˌkɒl ə- /
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noun Pathology.
inflammation of the gallbladder.
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Origin of cholecystitis

First recorded in 1865–70; chole- + cystitis
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British Dictionary definitions for cholecystitis

cholecystitis
/ (ˌkɒlɪsɪsˈtaɪtɪs) /

noun
inflammation of the gall bladder, due to bacterial infection or the presence of gallstones
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