Gastrolith meaning

găstrə-lĭth
A pathological stony mass formed in the stomach; gastric calculus.
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A small stone found in the stomach of some reptiles, fish, and birds that aids in digestion by helping grind ingested food material.
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A stony concretion formed in the stomach.
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A pathological stony mass formed in the stomach; gastric calculus.
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A small stone found in the stomach of some reptiles, fish, and birds that aids in digestion by helping grind ingested food material.
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(zoology) Rocks which are or have been held inside the digestive tract of an animal to aid in buoyancy or food processing.
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Origin of gastrolith

  • Taken from gastro-, meaning stomach, and -lith, related to stone.

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