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Descriptor English:   Gallbladder 
Descriptor Spanish:   Vesícula Biliar 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Vesícula Biliar 
Synonyms English:   Gallbladders  
Tree Number:   A03.159.439
Definition English:   A storage reservoir for BILE secretion. Gallbladder allows the delivery of bile acids at a high concentration and in a controlled manner, via the CYSTIC DUCT to the DUODENUM, for degradation of dietary lipid. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /surg: consider also CHOLECYSTECTOMY & CHOLECYSTOSTOMY; calculi = GALLSTONES but consider also CHOLECYSTOLITHIASIS; inflammation = CHOLECYSTITIS
Consider also terms at English:   CHOLECYST- 
See Related English:   Cholecystectomy
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   5843 
Unique Identifier:   D005704 

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