gastrolith definition

  • noun:
    • A pathological stony size formed inside belly; gastric calculus.
    • A small rock based in the tummy of some reptiles, fish, and wild birds that supports digestion by assisting routine consumed meals product.
    • stones that are or happen held inside the digestive tract of an animal to assist in buoyancy or food-processing.
    • See Crab's eyes, under crab.
    • A gastric concretion or calculus; a stony concretion into the stomach; a bezoar; especially, among the concretions called crabs' eyes within the tummy of some crustaceans, while the crawfish. See attention, n., 12.

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