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Bezoar

Be´zoar
n.1.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.
Bezoar antelope
See Antelope.
Bezoar goat
(Zool.) the wild goat (Capra ægagrus).
Bezoar mineral
an old preparation of oxide of antimony.
- Ure.
Pronunciation: (BEE-zor)

A ball of food, mucus, vegetable fiber, hair, or other material that cannot be digested in the stomach. Bezoars can cause blockage, ulcers, and bleeding.

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