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.
Current as of:
March 22, 2023
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine Howard Schaff MD - Diagnostic Radiology
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Howard Schaff MD - Diagnostic Radiology
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