noun. the presence of gallstones in the gallbladder.
- chole- (English)
- χολή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- lithiasis (English)
- lithiasis (Latin)
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.