How Much Does a Gallbladder Weigh?

Answer

The gallbladder is a small pear-shaped organ. Its function is to store and and to concentrate bile. Approximately, it is 3 to 4 inches (7.6 to 10.2 cm) long and about 1 inch (2.5 cm) wide. There are no records as to how much a gallbladder weighs, but in some testimonies, removal of gallbladder can cause weight loss.
Reference:
3 Additional Answers
Gallbladders weigh in at around two and one-half ounces filled with bile. They do vary a little in weight depending on gall stones and other factors but on average they will fall in at this weight.
The gallbladder can weigh between forty to seventy milliliters or approximately two to two and a half ounces. The gallbladder is a small organ which helps our body with digestion.
The gallbladder is located under the liver and weighs an average of 2 to 2.3 ounces. The gallbladder makes bile which breaks down the fat in the foods that we eat.
Explore this Topic
How much gallbladder surgery will cost depends on what type of surgery is being done and what type of insurance the patient has. A removal can cost around $14,000 ...
The average male Beagle will weigh between 22-25 pounds. The average female Beagle will weigh between 20-23 pounds. ...
A person who weighs 130 pounds on Earth would weigh 49 pounds on Mars. You would weigh 307.3 pounds on Jupiter, and only 8.7 pounds on Pluto! ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com