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Pronunciation: lith'o-kel'i-fo-pe'de-on, -um

Definition: A lithopedion in which the fetal parts in contact with the surrounding membranes, as well as the membranes, are calcified.

[litho- + G. kelyphos, husk, shell, + paidion, child]

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