cholecystitis









cholecystitis


cholecystitis [koh-luh-si-stahy-tis, kol-uh-] Word Origin noun Pathology.

  1. inflammation of the gallbladder.

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

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

Word Origin and History for cholecystitis n.

1846, from cholecyst + -itis.

cholecystitis in Medicine cholecystitis [kō′lĭ-sĭ-stī′tĭs] n.

  1. Inflammation of the gallbladder.

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