Cystolith definition

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(botany) A mineral concretion, usually of calcium carbonate, occurring in the epidermal cells of certain plants, such as figs.
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(bot.) A crystalline deposit of calcium carbonate occurring as a knob on the end of a stalk within a plant cell.
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(botany) A mineral concretion, usually of calcium carbonate, occurring in the epidermal cells of certain plants, such as figs.
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(botany) A concretion of mineral matter within a leaf or other part of a plant.
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(medicine) A urinary calculus.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cystolith
Plural:
cystoliths

Origin of cystolith

  • Ancient Greek

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