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cholelithiasis Line breaks: chole|lith¦ia¦sis
Pronunciation: /ˌkɒlɪlɪˈθʌɪəsɪs/

Definition of cholelithiasis in English:


[mass noun] Medicine
The formation of gallstones.
Example sentences
  • These tumors are associated with diabetes mellitus, cholelithiasis, steatorrhea, and hypochlorhydria.
  • Everything about his cholecystitis with cholelithiasis and pancreatitis was ‘textbook’ except the location of his most intense abdominal pain.
  • Splenectomy effectively arrests the extravascular hemolysis and prevents its long-term complications, such as cholelithiasis and aplastic crises.

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