1. cholelithiasis

noun. the presence of gallstones in the gallbladder.


  • chole- (English)
  • χολή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • lithiasis (English)
  • lithiasis (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word cholelithiasis

1. Noun, singular or mass
When gallstones form in the gallbladder--a condition called cholelithiasis--the stones may be tiny in size or as large as golf balls.