cystolith

[ sis-tl-ith ]
/ ˈsɪs tl ɪθ /

noun Botany.

a mass of calcium carbonate on the cellulose wall.

Nearby words

  1. cystogenous,
  2. cystogram,
  3. cystography,
  4. cystoid,
  5. cystoid maculopathy,
  6. cystolithectomy,
  7. cystolithiasis,
  8. cystolithic,
  9. cystolithotomy,
  10. cystoma

Origin of cystolith

First recorded in 1840–50; cysto- + -lith

Related formscys·to·lith·ic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for cystolithic

cystolith

/ (ˈsɪstəlɪθ) /

noun

a knoblike deposit of calcium carbonate in the epidermal cells of such plants as the stinging nettle
pathol a urinary calculus
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Medicine definitions for cystolithic

cystolithic

[ sĭs′tə-lĭthĭk ]

adj.

Relating to a urinary calculus.

cystolith

[ sĭstə-lĭth′ ]

n.

urinary calculus

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