Definition of Cholecystitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the gall bladder.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor

Definition of Cholecystitis

1. Noun. (medicine) An inflammation of the gallbladder. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cholecystitis

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Medical Definition of Cholecystitis

1. Acute or chronic inflammation of the gallbladder. See: biliary tract. (15 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cholecystitis

cholecalciferol
cholecalcin
cholecarciferol
cholechromopoiesis
cholecyst
cholecystagogic
cholecystagogue
cholecystatony
cholecystectasia
cholecystectomies
cholecystectomy
cholecystenterostomy
cholecystenterotomy
cholecystic
cholecystis
cholecystitis (current term)
cholecystitises
cholecystocausis
cholecystocolostomy
cholecystoduodenal fistula
cholecystoduodenostomy
cholecystogastrostomy
cholecystogram
cholecystography
cholecystoileostomy
cholecystojejunostomy
cholecystokinase
cholecystokinetic
cholecystokinin
cholecystokinins

Literary usage of Cholecystitis

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Indeed, the symptoms of gall-stones are largely dependent upon the accompanying cholecystitis. References 1. Etiology of Inflammation of the Gallbladder ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"This includes 182 cases of calculous cholecystitis, and 35 of non-calculous cholecystitis.1 There is no doubt that cholelithiasis, cholecystitis, ..."

3. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1920)
"cholecystitis chronica 900 cholecystitis chronica (with honeycomb appearance) 8 cholecystitis chronica (with perforation of wall) 1 cholecystitis chronica ..."

4. Digestive Diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1995)
"K81.0 Acute cholecystitis Abscess of gallbladder, ... without calculus K81.1 Chronic cholecystitis K81.8 Other cholecystitis K81.9 cholecystitis, ..."

5. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"ization of bacteria, has produced cholecystitis in experimental animals by the intravenous injection of streptococci from tonsils and teeth, ..."

6. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1899)
"IT is only of late years that we have recognized cholecystitis in typhoid fever, and it is generally looked upon as a very serious complication. ..."

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