gallbladder

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  • noun

Synonyms for gallbladder

a muscular sac attached to the liver that stores bile (secreted by the liver) until it is needed for digestion

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However, pathologist Dr Jim Funter (corr) said it was the gall-bladder operation which constituted "the underlying cause of death in this case.
Witcombe said, "the gall bladder in custard was shown less well by ultrasound than the one in jelly [British slang for flavored gelatin] because of fat globules in the milk; because of the air bubbles caught up in the mix, the gall-bladder in Angel Delight could not be detected at all.
Johnson, who was President during the Vietnam War, once decided to prove his health by pulling up his shirt to show off the scar from gall-bladder surgery.
I have to have my gall-bladder removed and I am so depressed.
Before he died in February 1987 (of complications following gall-bladder surgery), the artist had started a cable show on MTV, ``Andy Warhol's 15 Minutes.