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Related to calculus: integral calculus, differential calculus
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Synonyms for calculus

an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums

the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions

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Therapeutic benefits of the ultrasonic now superseded conventional mechanical therapy goals that had focused on total calculus removal.
However this guided tour through the historical development of calculus and its difficult ideas both broadens and enriches the reader's view of mathematics as a human activity embedded in a constantly changing world, from the quadrature of the parabola by Archimedes, to Newton's derivations of Kepler's laws of planetary motion and Newton's ideas about gravitation, force and mass.
Coronal computed tomography image showing left staghorn calculus.
Non-enhanced computed tomography showing a mass in the right renal pelvis with calculus (shown by an arrow).
He has previously used humor to enliven mathematics in two "streetwise guides" to calculus (1998 and 2001, with Joel Hass and Abigail Thompson).
Rick Jones, Calculus Capital's investment director, said: "Inspiresport is an ideal investment for Calculus.
Primary vaginal calculus in a middle-aged woman with mental and physical disabilities.
Calculus depends on the concept of infinity and what happens as certain distances and areas get closer and closer to zero.
These include: deep proximal caries lesions associated with loss of inter-dental space, defective proximal restorations and presence of calculus [Ranney, 1986; Durward and Wright, 1989; Bimstein et al.
Clinical examination revealed right submandibular swelling and tenderness, with a large salivary calculus palpable in the right floor of mouth.
Synergistics Innovation LLC introduces the Calculus Detection PRO, designed to enhance the development of the tactile sensitivity required to more accurately detect subgingival cementum and calculus textures.
Researchers from Spain, the UK and Australia combined pyrolysis gas-chromatography-mass spectrometry with morphological analysis of plant microfossils to identify material trapped in dental calculus (calcified dental plaque) from five Neanderthals from the north Spanish site of El Sidron.