lithopaedium

dead fetus impregnated with calcareous matter

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • lithopedion — lith·o·pe·di·on .lith ə pē dē .än n a fetus calcified in the body of the mother * * * litho·pe·di·on (lith″o peґde on) [L. lithopaedium, from Gr. lithos stone + paidion child] a dead fetus that has become stony or petrified in utero; called …   Medical dictionary

  • Stones and Rocks — All the words in this list incorporate the element lith , from the Greek lithos stone . Unfortunately, if you ve come looking for a list of different types of stone (a list that would easily run into the thousands) you should really consult a… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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