noun Etymology: New Latin, from cholecystis Date: 1866 inflammation of the gallbladder

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  • Cholecystitis — Classification and external resources Micrograph of a gallbladder with cholecystitis and cholesterolosis. ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • Cholecystitis — vgl. Cholezystitis …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • cholecystitis — [kä΄lə sis tīt′is, kō΄ləsis tīt′is] n. pl. cholecystitides [käl΄ə sistit′i dēz΄] an infection or inflammation of the gallbladder …   English World dictionary

  • cholecystitis — Inflammation of the gallbladder. [chole + G. kystis, bladder, + itis, inflammation] acute c. inflammation and/or hemorrhagic necrosis, with variable infection, ulceration, and …   Medical dictionary

  • cholecystitis — n. inflammation of the gall bladder. Acute cholecystitis is due to bacterial infection, causing fever and acute pain over the gall bladder. It is usually treated by rest and antibiotics. Chronic cholecystitis is often associated with gallstones… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cholecystitis — /koh leuh si stuy tis, kol euh /, n. Pathol. inflammation of the gallbladder. [1865 70; CHOLE + CYSTITIS] * * * ▪ pathology  acute or chronic inflammation of the gallbladder, in most instances associated with the presence of gallstones… …   Universalium

  • Cholecystitis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 K81. Cholezystitis K80.0 Gallenblasenstein mit akuter Cholezystitis K80.1 Gallenblas …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cholecystitis — Inflammatory condition of the wall of the gallbladder caused by Salmonella typhi …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • cholecystitis — noun An inflammation of the gallbladder …   Wiktionary

  • cholecystitis — n. inflammation of the gallbladder (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

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