Urinary calculus
Urinary U"ri*na*ry, a. [L. urina urine: cf. F. urinaire.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to the urine; as, the urinary bladder; urinary excretions. [1913 Webster]

2. Resembling, or being of the nature of, urine. [1913 Webster]

{Urinary calculus} (Med.), a concretion composed of some one or more crystalline constituents of the urine, liable to be found in any portion of the urinary passages or in the pelvis of the kidney.

{Urinary pigments}, (Physiol. Chem.), certain colored substances, urochrome, or urobilin, uroerythrin, etc., present in the urine together with indican, a colorless substance which by oxidation is convertible into colored bodies. [1913 Webster]


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  • urinary calculus — n a calculus occurring in any portion of the urinary tract and esp. in the pelvis of the kidney called also urinary stone, urolith * * * a calculus in any part of the urinary tract; vesical calculi are those lodged in the bladder and renal… …   Medical dictionary

  • urinary calculus — n. a calculus in the urinary tract …   English World dictionary

  • urinary calculus — noun a calculus formed in the kidney • Syn: ↑kidney stone, ↑nephrolith, ↑renal calculus • Hypernyms: ↑calculus, ↑concretion * * * noun : a calculus occurring in any portion of the urinary tract and especially in the pelvis of the k …   Useful english dictionary

  • urinary calculus — Pathol. a calcareous concretion in the urinary tract. [1785 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • urinary calculus — stone in the urinary tract …   English contemporary dictionary

  • urinary calculus — u′rinary cal′culus n. pat a calcareous concretion in the urinary tract …   From formal English to slang

  • urinary calculus — /jurənri ˈkælkjələs/ (say yoohruhnree kalkyuhluhs) noun a calcareous concretion in the urinary tract …   Australian English dictionary

  • Urinary — U ri*na*ry, a. [L. urina urine: cf. F. urinaire.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to the urine; as, the urinary bladder; urinary excretions. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling, or being of the nature of, urine. [1913 Webster] {Urinary calculus} (Med …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Urinary pigments — Urinary U ri*na*ry, a. [L. urina urine: cf. F. urinaire.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to the urine; as, the urinary bladder; urinary excretions. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling, or being of the nature of, urine. [1913 Webster] {Urinary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calculus — A stone, as in the urinary tract. Also, the calcium salt deposits on the teeth. The word calculus in Latin means a pebble. Pebbles were once used for counting, from which came the mathematical field of calculus. A urinary calculus is a pebble in… …   Medical dictionary

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