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chalkstone

[chawk-stohn] /ˈtʃɔkˌstoʊn/
noun, Pathology
1.
a chalklike concretion in the tissues or small joints of a person with gout.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English, for sense “limestone”; 1730-40 for current sense. See chalk, stone
Related forms
chalkstony, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for chalk-stone

chalkstone

/ˈtʃɔːkˌstəʊn/
noun
1.
(pathol) another name for tophus
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