cystolith

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noun cys·to·lith \ˈsis-tə-ˌlith\

Definition of cystolith

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1857


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cystolith

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noun cys·to·lith \ˈsis-tə-ˌlith\

Medical Definition of cystolith

  1. :  a urinary calculus

cystolithic

\ˌsis-tə-ˈlith-ik\play adjective

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