SYN: tribasic calcium phosphate. [Herbert P. Whitlock, Am. mineralogist (*1868), + -ite]

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whit·lock·ite (hwitґlə-kīt) [Herbert P. Whitlock, American mineralogist, 1868–1948] a type of tribasic calcium phosphate found in urinary calculi.

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