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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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Abnormal Urine RE was mostly associated with lower tract urinary calculi and with smaller calculi than larger ones.
Methods: We performed a retrospective cohort study of patients with symptomatic urinary calculi diagnosed by unenhanced helical CT.
Methods: This is a retrospective analysis of 134 patients undergoing PCNL with upper urinary calculi from January 2012 to January 2014 in Luoyang Central Hospital affiliated to Zhengzhou University.
Urinary calculi are the third most common affliction of the urinary tract exceeded only by urinary infection and pathologic condition of the prostate.
Proper urethral growth reduces urinary calculi formation and helps to determine the possible suitable age of castration.
First reported at the end of the 18th century, chemical composition of urinary calculi has long been known but now is being utilized to drive not only treatment decisions but also later recommendations for prevention of recurrences.
Urinary calculi were sent for chemical analysis and calculi were found to be struvite.
The management of urinary calculi in patients with crossed renal ectopia continues to pose challenges to urologists because the aberrant anatomy may make access and clearance of the calculi more difficult to accomplish.
In nondiabetic patients, anatomic anomalies such as urinary tract obstructions or urinary calculi, or an immunocompromised state can be the predisposing factor.
The standard of living and the nutritional conditions have influenced directly the process of formation of urinary calculi within communities around the globe.
Immediately I knew that he had urinary calculi and that things looked bleak for the goat.