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Search Results for: gallbladder

Gallbladder

Definition noun A small, pear-shaped, muscular, hollow organ responsible for storing bile, and for creating insulin in the... Read More

Gallstone

Definition noun, plural: gallstones A calculus or stone composed of cholesterol and bile salts, forming within the... Read More

Bile

Definition noun A greenish-yellow bodily fluid secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder, and discharge into the... Read More

Meltzer-lyon test

Meltzer-Lyon test A test used in diagnosis of gallbladder conditions: 25 ml of a 25% solution of magnesium sulfate are... Read More

Hyperplastic cholecystosis

Hyperplastic cholecystosis (Science: radiology) variety of degenerative and proliferative changes of gallbladder, wall... Read More

Gall

Gall 1. To fret and wear away by friction; to hurt or break the skin of by rubbing; to chafe; to injure the surface of by... Read More

Abdominal cavity

Definition noun The body cavity of the human body (and other animal bodies) located below the thoracic cavity and above the... Read More

G cell

Definition noun, plural: G cells The cell that secretes gastrin, and chiefly located in the stomach and... Read More

Haemophilus parahaemolyticus

Definition Noun A gram-negative commensal bacterium involved as a causative agent in some human diseases including... Read More

Clinical Microbiology Made Ridiculously Simple, Edition 3

Clinical Microbiology Made Ridiculously Simple, Edition 3      ... Read More

Digestive system

Definition noun A system of organs in which the major function is to convert food into simpler, absorbable nutriments to... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Smooth muscle

The smooth muscle can be described as a type of muscle in the human body that is non-striated and involuntary in action.... Read More

Chyle

Definition noun, plural: chyles A body fluid in the small intestine, containing mainly of emulsified fats and aids in the... Read More

Bears

Bears Definition Bears are mammals belonging to the family Ursidae. They typically have massive bodies, coarse heavy fur,... Read More

Viscera

Viscera Definition In biology,  the word viscera refers to the large internal organs in the body cavity, especially in the... Read More