gallstone (plural gallstones)

  1. (medicine) A small, hard object, in the shape of a pebble, that sometimes forms in the gallbladder or bile duct; composed of cholesterol, bile pigments and calcium salts.
  • French: calcul biliaire
  • German: Gallenstein
  • Italian: calcolosi biliare
  • Portuguese: cálculo biliar
  • Russian: же́лчный ка́мень
  • Spanish: cálculo biliar

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