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Gallbladder MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Gallbladder
Tree Number(s)
A03.159.439
Unique ID
D005704
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005704
Annotation
/surg: consider also CHOLECYSTECTOMY & CHOLECYSTOSTOMY; calculi = GALLSTONES but consider also CHOLECYSTOLITHIASIS; inflammation = CHOLECYSTITIS
Scope Note
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.
NLM Classification #
WI 750
See Also
Cholecystectomy
Cholecystography
Cholecystostomy
Consider Also
consider also terms at CHOLECYST-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/08/09
Gallbladder Preferred
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