Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

gastrolith

play
noun gas·tro·lith \ˈgas-trə-ˌlith\

Definition of gastrolith

  1. :  a stone or pebble ingested by an animal and functioning to grind food in gastric digestion



1854

First Known Use of gastrolith

1854


Medical Dictionary

gastrolith

play
noun gas·tro·lith \ˈga-strə-ˌlith\

Medical Definition of gastrolith

  1. :  a gastric calculus




Learn More about gastrolith


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up gastrolith? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 6, 2016

an official order, decree, or edict

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

spindrift kittly-benders pince-nez duvet
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ