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  • n. A mineral concretion in the intestinal tract.
  • n. A bezoar.

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  • n. An intestinal concretion.

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  • n. a calculus occurring in the intestines


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From Ancient Greek ἔντερον (enteron, "intestine") + λίθος (lithos, "stone")


  • Arabians and Arabian crosses, Morgans, American Saddlebreds, donkeys, and Miniature Horses are more susceptible to enterolith formation than other breeds.

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  • Modifications in diet can help prevent enterolith impaction, Morton reported.

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  • Enteroliths -- In certain geographic areas, especially in California, horses fed high amounts of calcium - and magnesium-rich hay such as alfalfa might develop an intestinal "stone" known as an enterolith. News


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