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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Botany A mineral concretion, usually of calcium carbonate, occurring in the epidermal cells of certain plants, such as figs.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A peculiar concretion formed within the cells of certain plants, composed chiefly of crystals and attached to the wall of the cell by a short pedicel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A concretion of mineral matter within a leaf or other part of a plant.
  • noun (Med.) A urinary calculus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun botany A concretion of mineral matter within a leaf or other part of a plant.
  • noun medicine A urinary calculus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a calculus formed in the bladder

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