oxalate calculus

n.

A hard urinary calculus composed of calcium oxalate; it can be smooth or covered with minute sharp spines.

Nearby words

  1. ox-tongue partisan,
  2. ox.,
  3. oxa-,
  4. oxacillin,
  5. oxalate,
  6. oxalemia,
  7. oxalic,
  8. oxalic acid,
  9. oxalis,
  10. oxaloacetic acid


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