TITLE

urinary calculus

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2272
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "urinary calculus" is presented. It refers to a stone formed in the urinary passages. These vary in composition but may contain urates, calcium, oxalate, calcium carbonate, phosphates, and cystine.
ACCESSION #
21250116

 

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