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Gallbladder anatomy

Gallbladder anatomy

Overview

The gallbladder is a sac located under the liver. It stores and concentrates the bile produced in the liver.

Review Date 7/28/2015

Updated by: Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, general surgery practice specializing in breast cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.