Definition of Renal calculus

1. Noun. A calculus formed in the kidney.

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



Medical Definition of Renal calculus

1. A calculus occurring within the kidney collecting system. Synonym: nephrolith. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Renal Calculus

renal adenocarcinoma
renal adenocarcinoma: staging
renal adenocarcinoma: vascularity
renal agents
renal amyloidosis
renal angle
renal artery
renal artery obstruction
renal artery stenosis
renal ballottement
renal branch of lesser splanchnic nerve
renal branch of vagus nerve
renal calcification
renal calculi
renal calculus (current term)
renal cancer
renal capsule
renal carcinosarcoma
renal cast
renal cell cancer
renal cell carcinoma
renal cell carcinomas
renal cell carcinomata
renal circulation
renal clearance
renal colic
renal collar
renal columns
renal corpuscle

Literary usage of Renal calculus

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1. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1909)
"NEPHROLITHIASIS (renal calculus). Definition.—The formation in the kidney or in its pelvis of concretions, by the deposition of certain of the solid ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1905)
"NEPHROLITHIASIS (renal calculus). Definition.—The formation in the kidney or in its pelvis of concretions, by the deposition of certain of the solid ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1869)
"... of Treating renal calculus.—Mr. THOMAS SMITH read a paper on this subject before the Royal Med. and Chirug. Society, the object of which was to ..."

4. A Manual for the Practice of Surgery by Thomas Bryant (1881)
"In exceptional cases, a renal calculus may be discharged externally through the loin with suppuration ; Dr. Cayley showed such a specimen at the ..."

5. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1914)
"If more than one renal calculus is present one is usually larger than the others, and the group frequently has the appearance of a large, ..."

6. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1896)
"THE following is an account of the condition of the kidneys, with a description of an unusually large renal calculus, found in a subject in the University ..."

7. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1893)
"Piperazin in renal calculus.—Dr. David D. Stewart has carefully noted the effects of piperazin—one of the most recent coal tar derivatives [Practitioner, ..."

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