struvite

noun
stru·​vite | \ ˈstrü-ˌvīt How to pronounce struvite (audio) \

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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“Struvite.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/struvite. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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