Definition of Cholelithiasis

1. Noun. The presence of gallstones in the gallbladder.

Generic synonyms: Lithiasis



Definition of Cholelithiasis

1. Noun. (medicine) gallstones ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cholelithiasis

1. [n -THIASES]

Medical Definition of Cholelithiasis

1. The presence or formation of gallstones. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cholelithiasis

choledocholithotrity
choledochoplasty
choledochorrhaphy
choledochostomy
choledochotomy
choledochous
choledochus
choleglobin
cholehematin
cholehemia
choleic
choleic acid
choleic acids
cholelith
cholelithiases
cholelithiasis (current term)
cholelithotomy
cholelithotripsy
cholelithotrity
cholemesis
cholemia
cholemias
cholemic nephrosis
cholenes
cholent
cholents
cholepathia
choleperitoneum
choleperitonitis
cholepoiesis

Literary usage of Cholelithiasis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"I shall report herewith the results of my own work in a series of 217 cases of gall-bladder surgery, more especially in reference to cholelithiasis and ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"cholelithiasis (Gall-stones, Hepatic Calculus, Biliary Calculus) General ... In cholelithiasis, he contends, it originates not in the bile but in the mucous ..."

3. Clinical Hematology: A Practical Guide to the Examination of the Blood with by John C. DaCosta (1901)
"cholelithiasis. In gall-stone complicated by phlegmonous GENERAL ... In 28 cases of cholelithiasis at the German Hospital the following estimates of the ..."

4. Digestive Diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1995)
"In 1985, there were approximately 1.4 million contacts for cholelithiasis and nearly 1.2 million contacts for other gallbladder disease. ..."

5. Surgery of the Upper Abdomen by John Blair Deaver, Astley Paston Cooper Ashhurst (1921)
"The symptoms presented by chronic cholecystitis, whether calculous or non-calculous, are essentially those of cholelithiasis (page 481), ..."

6. A Text-book of the Diseases of the Small Domestic Animals by Oscar Victor Brumley (1921)
"cholelithiasis. GALL-STONES. cholelithiasis is quite rare in animals. Only a few cases have been reported where free concretions were found in the biliary ..."

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