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 Staff Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerHoward Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014
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