from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small, hard, pathological concretion, composed chiefly of cholesterol, calcium salts, and bile pigments, formed in the gallbladder or in a bile duct.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small, hard object, in the shape of a pebble, that sometimes forms in the gallbladder or bile duct; composed of cholesterol, bile pigments and calcium salts.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A concretion, or calculus, formed in the gall bladder or biliary passages. See calculus, n., 1.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A concretion formed in the gall-bladder; a biliary calculus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts
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