Definition of Tophi

1. Noun. (plural of tophus) ¹



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Definition of Tophi

1. tophus [n] - See also: tophus

Medical Definition of Tophi

1. The plural of tophus. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tophi

topgallant mast
topgallant sail
topgallants
toph
tophaceous
tophaceous gout
tophaike
tophaikes
tophat
tophats
tophe
topheavily
topheaviness
topheavy
tophes
tophi (current term)
tophin
tophs
tophus
topi
topiarian
topiaries
topiarist
topiarists
topiary
topic
topic map
topic sentence
topic sentences
topica

Literary usage of Tophi

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1. Clinical Lectures on the Diseases of Old Age by Jean Martin Charcot, Alfred Lebbeus Loomis (1881)
"He regards tophi, adduced by the humorists in support of their theory, as purely accidental occurrences. For him, gout results from a sort of plethora, ..."

2. Clinical Lectures on Senile and Chronic Diseases by Jean Martin Charcot (1881)
"tophi.—Deposits of sodium urate in the cartilages.—Pain.— General reaction.—Visceral symptoms.—Insufficiency of our actual knowledge ou this head. ..."

3. Clinical Lectures on Senile and Chronic Diseases by Jean Martin Charcot (1881)
"Treatment of the local affection, of the tophi and rigidity of joints.—Treatment of abnormal gout.—Dietetics. Treatment of chronic articular rheumatism. ..."

4. Clinical Diagnosis: A Text-book of Clinical Microscopy and Clinical by Charles Phillips Emerson (1906)
"Tophus—The tophi of gout, so important in diagnosis, can only be distinguished from small sebaceous cysts, small cartilaginous tumors, etc., ..."

5. Clinical Diagnosis: A Text-book of Clinical Microscopy and Clinical by Charles Phillips Emerson (1908)
"The tophi of gout, so important in diagnosis, can only be distinguished from small sebaceous cysts, small cartilaginous tumors, etc., by the microscopic ..."

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