Flashcards in Role of the Gallbladder Deck (6)
What is the main role of the gallbladder?
STORES and CONCENTRATES bile
Approximately how much bile is stored?
When does the gallbladder secrete the bile?
In response to the presense of fat in the duodenum
What makes up bile?
Water, bile salts, phospholipids, cholesterol, and bilirubin
The gallbladder is controlled by what (in response to fat entering the duodenum)?