SYN: preputial calculus. [G. posthe, prepuce, + lithos, stone]

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pos·tho·lith (posґtho-lith) [postho- + -lith] preputial calculus.

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  • Balanolith — Balano|li̱th [gr. βαλανος = Eichel; eichelförmiges Gebilde; Eichel des männlichen Gliedes u. ↑...lith] m; s u. en, e[n]: = Postholith …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

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