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urinary calculus

noun, Pathology
a calcareous concretion in the urinary tract.
Origin of urinary calculus
1785-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Repeated dosing, however, at high levels can result in adverse effect to the kidney and bladder with urinary calculus formation.
  • Dysuria due to urinary tract stricture, urinary calculus, tumor in the urinary tract or other cause.
urinary calculus in Medicine

urinary calculus n.
A hard mass of mineral salts in the urinary tract. Also called cystolith, urolith, vesical calculus.

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