gastrolith

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noun gas·tro·lith \ˈga-strə-ˌlith\

Definition of gastrolith

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

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First Known Use of gastrolith

1854


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gastrolith

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noun gas·tro·lith \ˈga-strə-ˌlith\

Medical Definition of gastrolith

  1. :  a gastric calculus


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