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Gallbladder

"Gallbladder" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Gallbladder" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Gallbladder" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 152 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 1999
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