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cholecyst

[koh-luh-sist, kol-uh-] /ˈkoʊ ləˌsɪst, ˈkɒl ə-/
noun, Anatomy
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; chole- + -cyst
Related forms
cholecystic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cholecyst

cholecyst

/ˈkɒlɪsɪst/
noun
1.
(rare) another name for gall bladder
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Word Origin and History for cholecyst
n.

"gall bladder," 1846, from medical Latin cholecystis, incorrectly formed from Greek khole "gall" (see cholera) + kystis "bladder, cyst" (see cyst). Related: Cholecystectomy.

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cholecyst in Medicine

cholecyst cho·le·cyst (kō'lĭ-sĭst')
n.
See gallbladder.

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