cholecystitis

[ koh-luh-si-stahy-tis, kol-uh- ]
/ ˌkoʊ lə sɪˈstaɪ tɪs, ˌkɒl ə- /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the gallbladder.

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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Medicine definitions for cholecystitis

cholecystitis

[ kō′lĭ-sĭ-stītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the gallbladder.

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