faecalith


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faecalith

A faece that has become so hard as to resemble a stone.
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If the dietary hypothesis is further explored, several studies have investigated the potential causal role of faecaliths, with the thought that greater faecal residue associated with a low-fibre diet leads to obstructive faecaliths, which, in turn, causes appendicitis.