cholecystic, adj.
/koh"leuh sist', kol"euh-/, n. Anat.
[1865-70; CHOLE- + -CYST]

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  • cholecyst — (n.) gall bladder, 1881, from Mod.L. cholecystis, from Gk. khole gall (see CHOLERA (Cf. cholera)) + kystis bladder, cyst. Related: Cholecystectomy; cholecystitis (1866) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cholecyst — [kä′lə sist, kō′ləsist] n. [ModL cholecystis < Gr cholē, bile (see CHOLERA) + kystis, bladder] the gallbladder …   English World dictionary

  • cholecyst — noun The gall bladder …   Wiktionary

  • cholecyst — SYN: gallbladder. * * * cho·le·cyst kō lə .sist, käl n GALLBLADDER cho·le·cys·tic .kō lə sis tik, .käl ə adj * * * cho·le·cyst (koґlə sist) vesica biliaris …   Medical dictionary

  • cholecyst- — prefix denoting the gall bladder. Example: cholecystotomy (incision of) …   Medical dictionary

  • cholecyst(o)- — a combining form denoting relationship to the gallbladder …   Medical dictionary

  • cholecyst — n. gall bladder …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cholecyst- — [ kɒlɪsɪst] combining form relating to the gall bladder: cholecystectomy. Origin from mod. L. cholecystis gall bladder …   English new terms dictionary

  • cholecyst — cho·le·cyst …   English syllables

  • cholecyst- — combining form denoting the gall bladder. cholecystotomy incision of …   The new mediacal dictionary

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