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Medical Term:

phytobezoar

Pronunciation: fi'to-be'zor

Definition: A gastric concretion formed of vegetable fibers, with the seeds and skins of fruits, and sometimes starch granules and fat globules.

Synonym(s): food ball

[phyto- + bezoar]

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