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The gallbladder is a small sac under the liver that
stores and concentrates bile, a fluid that helps the body digest fats. After a
meal, the gallbladder contracts and releases bile through the common bile duct
into the small intestine.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerHoward Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
Current as ofNovember 20, 2015
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
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