1. cholecystitis

noun. inflammation of the gall bladder.


  • inflammation
  • redness


  • unexciting
  • achromatic color

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Example sentences of the word cholecystitis

1. Noun, singular or mass
Acute inflammation of the gall bladder -- called acute cholecystitis -- is a common cause of pain in the upper abdomen, which may extend through to the back or to the right shoulder blade.

2. Verb, base form
If the blockage persists, it can lead to cholecystitis, which can cause inflammation and gallbladder infection.