**renal calculus** — n KIDNEY STONE * * * a urinary calculus in the kidney; called also nephritic c., nephrolith, and kidney stone … Medical dictionary

**renal calculus** — noun a calculus formed in the kidney • Syn: ↑kidney stone, ↑urinary calculus, ↑nephrolith • Hypernyms: ↑calculus, ↑concretion … Useful english dictionary

**renal calculus** — Pathol. See kidney stone. * * * … Universalium

**renal calculus** — kidney stone … English contemporary dictionary

**renal calculus** — noun technical term for kidney stone … English new terms dictionary

**primary renal calculus** — a calculus that forms in an apparently healthy urinary tract, usually an oxalate calculus or uric acid calculus … Medical dictionary

**secondary renal calculus** — a calculus associated with infection and obstruction, usually composed of struvite (magnesium ammonium phosphate) … Medical dictionary

**calculus** — /kal kyeuh leuhs/, n., pl. calculi / luy /, calculuses. 1. Math. a method of calculation, esp. one of several highly systematic methods of treating problems by a special system of algebraic notations, as differential or integral calculus. 2.… … Universalium

**renal** — /reen l/, adj. of or pertaining to the kidneys or the surrounding regions. [1650 60; < LL renalis, equiv. to L ren(es) kidneys (pl.) + alis AL1] * * * (as used in expressions) renal failure renal calculus renal transplant renal cell carcinoma… … Universalium

**renal colic** — noun sharp pain in the lower back that radiates into the groin; associated with the passage of a renal calculus through the ureter • Hypernyms: ↑pain, ↑hurting * * * noun : the severe pain produced by the passage of a calculus from the kidney… … Useful english dictionary