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stru·vite

(strū'vīt),
The hexahydrate of magnesium ammonium phosphate; found in some renal calculi. Compare: bobierrite, newberyite.
[H.C.G. von Struve, Russian diplomat + -ite]
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struvite

(strū′vīt)
Magnesium ammonium phosphate crystals, important in health care because they cause about 15% of all kidney stones. They are formed in the urinary tract in conjunction with some bacterial infections, such as infection with Proteus mirabilis, and in some patients with hypercalciuria.
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No struvite calculi were reported by Sial et al and no such stones were found in present study too.19 In our study cystine was found in 31 stones out of 70 in mixed form.