cystolith

noun cys·to·lith \ ˈsi-stə-ˌlith \

Definition of cystolith

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

Origin and Etymology of cystolith

German Zystolith, from zyst- cyst- + -lith


Medical Dictionary

cystolith

noun cys·to·lith \ ˈsis-tə-ˌlith \

medical Definition of cystolith

: a urinary calculus

cystolithic

play \ˌsis-tə-ˈlith-ik\ adjective

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