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cholelithiasis

[koh-luh-li-thahy-uh-sis, kol-uh-] /ˌkoʊ lə lɪˈθaɪ ə sɪs, ˌkɒl ə-/
noun, Pathology
1.
the presence of gallstones.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; cholelith + -iasis
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  • Supersaturation and cholelithiasis can occur as a result of various abnormalities, although the cause is not entirely clear.
cholelithiasis in Medicine

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)   
The presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts.
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