lithopedion

(redirected from Calcified foetus)
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lithopedion

[‚lith·ə′pē·dē‚än]
(medicine)
A retained fetus that has become calcified.
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Dr Kemer Ramirez said the doctor attending had suspected gallstones but X-rays revealed the calcified foetus - or lithopaedion - inside her body.