Definition of cholelithiasis in English:


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


[mass noun] Medicine
  • The formation of gallstones.
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    • 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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