cystolith


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cystolith

[′sis·tə‚lith]
(botany)
A concretion of calcium carbonate arising from the cell walls of modified epidermal cells in some flowering plants.
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Leaves had 5-7 leaflets, colored deep green on the top side, and gray-white on the underside due to cystolith trichomes.
All cystoliths were removed, bladder was flushed with normal saline and wound was closed with double row of Lambert's suture.