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cholelithiasis

[ koh-luh-li-thahy-uh-sis, kol-uh- ]
/ ˌkoʊ lə lɪˈθaɪ ə sɪs, ˌkɒl ə- /
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noun Pathology.

the presence of gallstones.

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Origin of cholelithiasis

First recorded in 1855–60; cholelith + -iasis
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Medical definitions for cholelithiasis

cholelithiasis
[ kō′lə-lĭ-thīə-sĭs ]

n.

The presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts.
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Scientific definitions for cholelithiasis

cholelithiasis
[ kō′lə-lĭ-thīə-sĭs ]

The presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts.
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