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a chalklike concretion in the tissues or small joints of a person with gout.
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Noun1.chalkstone - a deposit of urates around a joint or in the external earchalkstone - a deposit of urates around a joint or in the external ear; diagnostic of advanced or chronic gout
urate - a salt of uric acid
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Address : Department Of Veterans Affairs;Providence Vamc;830 Chalkstone Ave;Providence Ri02908usa
The entry also used 11 tonnes of Yorkshire chalkstone, eight tonnes of Scarborough sand and two tonnes of borrowed Flamborough pebbles.
Address all correspondence to Linda Resnik, PT, PhD, OCS; Providence VA Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Ave, Providence, RI 02908; 401-273-7100, ext 2368.
David Garrick as Lord Chalkstone, Ellis Ackman as Bowman and Astley Bransby as Aesop in a scene from Lethe (Aesop in the Shades), 1766, by Johan Zoffany
This boundary is operationally marked as D-3 and is located in the mineral and chemical discontinuity between two chalkstone sets of an oscillatory character in the curve carbonate maximum.
U at the Providence VA Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI 02908.
Along the roads where less traffic was expected the typical substrate would consist of sand, clay and possibly other locally available materials such as coral chalkstone (or karang).
A letter sent to parents of kids at Chalkstone Middle School in Haverhill, Suffolk, said a "naturally occurring parasite"