Gallbladder definitions

gôl'blăd'ər
The definition of gallbladder is a small organ that helps in digestion, and also stores the bile that is produced by the liver.
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The gallbladder is a hollow pear-shaped organ, and it is located in a concave of the liver.
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The organ grows to about eight centimeters in length in adults, and it is four centimeters in diameter.
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The gallbladder is a storage site for bile and can store just over fifty milliliters of bile which the liver has produced by emulsifying fats from foods that are partially digested.
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The gallbladder secretes the bile when any food that contains fat enters into the digestive tract.

An example of the gallbladder is the organ that stores bile which has been produced by the liver during digestion.

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A small, pear-shaped muscular sac under the right lobe of the liver, where bile secreted by the liver is stored until needed by the body for digestion.
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A membranous sac closely connected by various ducts to the liver, in which excess gall, or bile, is stored and concentrated.
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A small, pear-shaped muscular sac under the right lobe of the liver, where bile secreted by the liver is stored until needed by the body for digestion.
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A small, pear-shaped muscular sac in most vertebrates in which bile is stored. The gallbladder is located beneath the liver and secretes bile into the duodenum of the small intestine.
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Alternative spelling of gall bladder.
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Origin of gallbladder