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Medical Term:

appendicolith

Pronunciation: ă-pen′dĭ-kō-lith′

Definition: A calcified concretion in the appendix visible on an abdominal radiograph; considered diagnostic of appendicitis in the acute abdomen.

[appendico- + G. lithos, stone]

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