Adjective "gallbladder" definition and examples

(Gallbladder may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Definitions and examples

noun

The small sac-shaped organ beneath the liver, in which bile is stored after secretion by the liver and before release into the intestine.
  1. 'The gall bladder stores and secretes bile, which includes salts used to break down food.'
  2. 'In this country, all we know how to do is cut out gall bladders, instead of make them better.'
  3. 'Stones may migrate from the gall bladder into the bile duct.'
  4. 'Gallstones are hard pieces of stone-like material, round, oval, or faceted, commonly occurring in the gall bladder or the bile duct.'
  5. 'The digestion of fat also requires bile salts, delivered to the duodenum in bile from the liver, via the gall bladder.'
  6. 'The main function of the gall bladder is storing and excreting the bile produced by the liver.'
  7. 'Wild bear gall bladders are widely believed to be of much higher quality when compared to farmed bile.'
  8. 'We find organs that have adhered to each other, usually the gall bladder and liver stuck together with scar tissue.'
  9. 'According to our information, runners for the network carried the gall bladders to predetermined locations for resale.'
  10. 'A shipment of 173 black bear gall bladders from Canada was confiscated at the Anchorage international airport.'

More definitions

1. a pear-shaped, muscular sac attached to the undersurface of the right lobe of the liver, in which bile is stored and concentrated.

More examples(as adjective)

"stones can be gallbladder."