struvite

noun
stru·​vite | \ˈstrü-ˌvīt \

Medical Definition of struvite 

: a hydrated magnesium-containing mineral Mg(NH4)(PO4)·6H2O which is found in kidney stones associated with bacteria that cleave urea

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