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con·cre·ment

(kon'krē-ment),
A concretion; a deposit of calcareous material in a part.
[L. con- cresco, to grow together]
An indurated material, generally composed of crystallised minerals, or, less commonly, organic materials—e.g., bile, cholesterol

concrement

Stone, see there.

concrement

(kŏn′krē-mĕnt) [L. concrementum]
A concretion as of protein and other substances. If infiltrated with calcium salts, it is termed a calculus.