cystolith


cys·to·lith

noun \ˈsis-tə-ˌlith\

Definition of CYSTOLITH

:  a calcium carbonate concretion arising from the cellulose wall of cells of higher plants

Origin of CYSTOLITH

German Zystolith, from zyst- cyst- + -lith
First Known Use: 1857

cys·to·lith

noun \ˈsis-tə-ˌlith\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CYSTOLITH

: a urinary calculus
cys·to·lith·ic \ˌsis-tə-ˈlith-ik\ adjective

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