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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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The role of animal protein and potassium intake in the aetiology of calcium stone formation is paradoxical.
Increased intake of fresh water decreases the risk of calcium stone formation (Finlayson 1974).
A high animal protein intake causes a significant increase in the urinary excretion of calcium, oxalate, and uric add, 3 of the 6 main urinary risk factors for calcium stone formation.
3-5) Furthermore, 24-hour urine analyses have demonstrated that uric acid stone formers have a higher excretion of urinary sodium and a lower excretion of urinary calcium and oxalate when compared to calcium stone formers.
Moreover calcium stone formers those who have recurrent stones those who have multiple stones or bilateral stones at their first presentation and children with a stone history should always have an evaluation as a correctable abnormality is often found in these patients.
The concurrence of a genetic predisposition seems to be crucial for calcium stone formation.
Calcium stone disease occurs most often in the 3rd to 5th decades of life (11).
Restriction of dietary calcium is not recommended, even in calcium stone formers.
It's got hairs on the inside and this little dense calcium stone that sits on those hair cells.