"Gallstones" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Solid crystalline precipitates in the BILIARY TRACT, usually formed in the GALLBLADDER, resulting in the condition of CHOLELITHIASIS. Gallstones, derived from the BILE, consist mainly of calcium, cholesterol, or bilirubin.
- Gall Stones
- Biliary Calculi
- Calculi, Biliary
- Gall Stone
Common Bile Duct Calculi
- Common Bile Duct Calculi
- Gallstones, Common Bile Duct
- Common Bile Duct Gallstones
- Gall Stones, Common Bile Duct
- Biliary Calculi, Common Bile Duct
- Common Bile Duct Gall Stones
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