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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [koh-luh-si-stahy-tis, kol-uh-]
    • /ˌkoʊ lə sɪˈstaɪ tɪs, ˌkɒl ə-/
    • /ˌkɒlɪsɪsˈtaɪtɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [koh-luh-si-stahy-tis, kol-uh-]
    • /ˌkoʊ lə sɪˈstaɪ tɪs, ˌkɒl ə-/

Definitions of cholecystitis word

  • noun cholecystitis inflammation of the gall bladder, due to bacterial infection or the presence of gallstones 3
  • noun cholecystitis an infection or inflammation of the gallbladder 3
  • noun cholecystitis inflammation of the gallbladder. 1
  • noun cholecystitis (medicine) An inflammation of the gall bladder. 0

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Origin of cholecystitis

First appearance:

before 1865
One of the 28% newest English words
First recorded in 1865-70; chole- + cystitis

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cholecystitis popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 54% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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