gall bladder

gall bladder (plural gall bladders)

  1. (anatomy) A pear-shaped organ that stores bile from the liver, until the body needs it for the digestion and absorption of fats in the duodenum.
    Synonyms: cholecyst, vescica biliaris, vescica fellea

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