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gallstone
American English: /ˈɡɔlˌstoʊn/
British English: /ˈɡɔːlstəʊn/

Translation of gallstone in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • These will reveal any abnormality in the bile or pancreatic systems, such as gallstones, bile duct disorders, Pancreatitis or cancer of the head of the pancreas.
    • Common examples of these latter disorders include disturbance of liver cell function by acute hepatitis and obstruction of the bile ducts by impacted gallstones.
    • There are many reasons for jaundice other than cancer, for example hepatitis, or obstruction of the common bile duct due to gallstones.

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