Definition of Nephrolith

1. Noun. A calculus formed in the kidney.

Exact synonyms: Kidney Stone, Renal Calculus, Urinary Calculus
Generic synonyms: Calculus, Concretion



Definition of Nephrolith

1. Noun. (pathology) a kidney stone ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Nephrolith

1. A renal calculus, gravel in a kidney. Origin: Gr. Lithos = stone This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nephrolith

nephrocystosis
nephrocyte
nephrocytes
nephrogenetic
nephrogenic
nephrogenic adenoma
nephrogenic cord
nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
nephrogenic tissue
nephrogenous
nephrogram
nephrography
nephrohydrosis
nephroi
nephroid
nephrolith (current term)
nephrolithiasis
nephrolithic
nephrolithotomy
nephroliths
nephrological
nephrologies
nephrologist
nephrologists
nephrology
nephrolysin
nephrolysis
nephrolytic
nephroma
nephromalacia

Literary usage of Nephrolith

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1. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today, comprising pronunciation and by William R. Warner (1898)
"Formation of nephrolith. ... Excision of nephrolith by renal incision. NEPHROL'OGY (nef-rol'-o-je). Treatise on the kidneys. ..."

2. A Pocket medical dictionary: Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the ...by George Milbry Gould by George Milbry Gould (1911)
"Like a kidney; kidney-shaped. nephrolith, nef'-ro-lith. A stone in the kidney. nephrolithiasis, nef-ro-lith-i'-as-is. Formation of renal stone ..."

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