kidney stone

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kidney stone

n.
A small hard mass in the kidney that forms from deposits chiefly of phosphates and urates.

kidney stone

n
1. (Pathology) pathol Also called: renal calculus a hard mass formed in the kidney, usually composed of oxalates, phosphates, and carbonates
2. (Minerals) mineralogy another name for nephrite

kid′ney stone`


n.
a stony mineral concretion formed abnormally in the kidney.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kidney stone - a calculus formed in the kidney
calculus, concretion - a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body; "renal calculi can be very painful"
Translations
cálculo renal
munuaiskivivirtsakivi
calcolo renale
niersteen
kamień nerkowy
piatră la rinichi
njursten

kidney stone

ncalcolo renale
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Epidemiological study of the inhabitants of three villages (n = 1162) who all their life use "Mivela" and those of control villages (n = 1140) in the same community, has shown significantly lesser incidence of cardiovascular diseases (4 times less patients with hypertension, 5 times less patients with disturbance of cardiac rhythm and 4 times less infarcts) and kidney calculus in the villages that are drinking "Mivela".