Definition of Cystolith

1. Noun. A calculus formed in the bladder.

Exact synonyms: Bladder Stone
Generic synonyms: Calculus, Concretion



Definition of Cystolith

1. n. A concretion of mineral matter within a leaf or other part of a plant.

Definition of Cystolith

1. Noun. (botany) A concretion of mineral matter within a leaf or other part of a plant. ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) A urinary calculus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cystolith

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Medical Definition of Cystolith

1. A bladder stone. (27 Sep 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cystolith

cystoduodenal ligament
cystoduodenostomy
cystoenterostomy
cystoepiplocele
cystoepithelioma
cystofibroma
cystogastrostomy
cystogram
cystography
cystoid
cystoid macular oedema
cystoid maculopathy
cystoids
cystojejunostomy
cystolith (current term)
cystolithalopaxy
cystolithiasis
cystolithic
cystolithotomy
cystolithotripsy
cystoliths
cystoma
cystometer
cystometrogram
cystometrography
cystometry
cystomorphous
cystomyoma
cystomyxoadenoma

Literary usage of Cystolith

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Comparative Anatomy of the Vegetative Organs of the Phanerogams and Ferns by Anton Bary (1884)
"This is the cystolith, which is thickly covered on its exterior with pointed and blunt radially diverging conical warts, and is suspended in the cavity of ..."

2. Plant Anatomy from the Standpoint of the Development and Functions of the by William Chase Stevens (1916)
"When a cystolith is treated with hydrochloric acid it quickly diminishes in ... The cystolith is therefore a cellulose outgrowth of the wall infiltrated and ..."

3. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder, Dukinfield Henry Scott (1908)
"As a rule both carbonate of lime and silica play a part in the incrustation of the cystolith, the lime being deposited chiefly in and on the body, ..."

4. Laboratory Exercises in Botany by Edson Sewell Bastin (1894)
"As the acid comes into contact with the cystolith effervescence occurs and ... After effervescence ceases the cystolith appears to the eye very much as ..."

5. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1874)
"crystal—the cystolith—so called because the aggregation of crystals is ... In our common nettle (Urtica) we meet with the ordinary form of cystolith. ..."

6. Text-book of Botany, Morphological and Physical by Julius Sachs (1882)
"In all these cases the cystolith fills up the cell-cavity almost ... The mature cystolith resembles in appearance a bunch of grapes with its stalk, ..."

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