Medical Definition of Gallstone ileus

1. Obstruction of the small intestine produced by passage of a gallstone from the biliary tract (usually the gallbladder as a result of cholecystitis) into the intestinal tract (usually by means of a fistulous connection between the gallbladder and the small intestine); occurrence and site of obstruction depend upon size of the stone, but the usual location is at or near the ileocaecal junction. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gallstone Ileus

gallowing
gallows
gallows-tree
gallows bird
gallows birds
gallows humor
gallows humour
gallows tree
gallowses
galls
gallsickness
gallstone
gallstone colic
gallstone ileus (current term)
gallstones
gallumph
gallumphs
galluptious
gallus
gallus adeno-like virus
gallused
galluses
gally
gallygaskins
gallying
galoche
galoche chin
galoched

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