Fecalith

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Medical Definition of Fecalith

Fecalith: A hard stony mass of feces in the intestinal tract. A fecalith can obstruct the appendix, leading to appendicitis. Fecaliths can also obstruct diverticuli. Also known as coprolith and stercolith.


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Reviewed on 5/13/2016

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