enterolith

[ ĕntə-rō-lĭth′ ]

n.

An intestinal calculus formed of layers surrounding a nucleus of a hard indigestible substance.

Nearby words

  1. enterohepatic circulation,
  2. enterohepatitis,
  3. enterohepatocele,
  4. enterokinase,
  5. enterokinesis,
  6. enterolithiasis,
  7. enterology,
  8. enterolysis,
  9. enteromegaly,
  10. enteromerocele


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