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noun Botany.
  1. a mass of calcium carbonate on the cellulose wall.
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Origin of cystolith

First recorded in 1840–50; cysto- + -lith
Related formscys·to·lith·ic, adjective
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Related Words for cystolith

concretion, calculus, cystolith, bilestone

British Dictionary definitions for cystolith


  1. a knoblike deposit of calcium carbonate in the epidermal cells of such plants as the stinging nettle
  2. pathol a urinary calculus
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cystolith in Medicine


  1. urinary calculus
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