cholelithiasis

[koh-luh-li-thahy-uh-sis, kol-uh-]
noun Pathology.
the presence of gallstones.

Origin:
1855–60; cholelith + -iasis

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cholelithiasis cho·le·li·thi·a·sis (kō'lə-lĭ-thī'ə-sĭs)
n.
The presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts.

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cholelithiasis   (kō'lə-lĭ-thī'ə-sĭs)  Pronunciation Key 
The presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts.
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