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food ball in Medicine

food ball

n.
  1. A gastric concretion formed of vegetable fibers from the seeds and skins of fruits and sometimes containing starch granules and fat globules.phytobezoar
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  • Food-vacuole, a small drop of water containing digestive material and a food-ball.

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