Definitions

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An intestinal concretion.

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

  • n. a calculus occurring in the intestines

Etymologies

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

Examples

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

    Thoroughbred News | BloodHorse.com

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

    Thoroughbred News | BloodHorse.com

  • 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.

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