Definitions for bezoarˈbi zɔr, -zoʊr

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  1. bezoar(Noun)

    A mass, usually of hair or undigested vegetable matter, found in an animal's intestines. A hairball.

  2. bezoar(Noun)

    An enterolith.

  3. Origin: From pâdzahr , meaning "to expel poison." (In ancient times, bezoars from animals were ground up and ingested as remedies for various maladies and as antidotes to poisons.)

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  1. Bezoar(noun)

    a calculous concretion found in the intestines of certain ruminant animals (as the wild goat, the gazelle, and the Peruvian llama) formerly regarded as an unfailing antidote for poison, and a certain remedy for eruptive, pestilential, or putrid diseases. Hence: Any antidote or panacea

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  1. Bezoar

    A bezoar is a mass found trapped in the gastrointestinal system, though it can occur in other locations. A pseudobezoar is an indigestible object introduced intentionally into the digestive system. There are several varieties of bezoar, some of which have inorganic constituents and others organic.


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