- characterized by the presence of calculus, or stone.
Origin of calculous
Related Words for calculousdusty, rough, grainy, abrasive, crumbly, friable, loose, lumpy, permeable, porous, powdery, rasping, sandy, scratchy, calculous, gravelly, sabulous
Examples from the Web for calculous
Historical Examples of calculous
It is used in dyeing, and has been recommended in dyspepsia, calculous affections, and chronic diarrha.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
The Gravel Root has long had some reputation in urinary difficulties, and even in calculous affections.
Then an additional malady (apparently some calculous one) comes on John, and stops by him for the six remaining years of his life.Literary and General Lectures and Essays
Hydrangea has diuretic properties and is said to have been much used by the Cherokees and early settlers in calculous complaints.Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants
A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
- pathol of or suffering from a calculus