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See also: gallbladder
- (anatomy) A pear-shaped organ that stores bile from the liver, until the body needs it for the digestion and absorption of fats in the duodenum.
- 2019, Bill Bryson, The Body: A Guide for Occupants, Black Swan (2020), page 178:
- Giraffes, oddly, sometimes have gall bladders and sometimes donʼt.
pear-shaped organ that stores bile