from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Surgical removal of the gallbladder.
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- n. The surgical procedure to remove the gall bladder.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In surgery, anincision into the gall-bladder.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. surgical removal of the gall bladder (usually for relief of gallstone pain)
From cholecyst + -ectomy (Wiktionary)