Lithopedion | Article about lithopedion by The Free Dictionary
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A retained fetus that has become calcified.
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It was this privatised desecration of this body of knowledge, this shocking distortion, which jumped out like a long mis-gestated lithopedion
on the night Trump was declared the winner.
is the descriptive term for a bony or calcified fetus resulting from an advanced extra-uterine pregnancy.
It showed that she was carrying a dead foetus in the abdomen, a rare medical occurrence known as lithopedion
or stone baby, NTD TV (http://www.ntd.tv/en/news/world/south-america/20131211/83820-colombian-doctors-discover-40yearold-fetus-in-eldery-woman.html) reported.