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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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Two cases of slippery elm bladder calculus in pregnancy.
On day 10, ultasonographic examination revealed uniformly dilated urinary bladder with no evidence of leakage and no evidence of bladder calculus in any of the group.
The presence of a bladder calculus should prompt consultation with the referring urologist or physician to determine whether to proceed with evaluation or whether to defer videourodynamics testing until vesical calculi are removed.
Bladder calculi account for 5% of urinary calculi and usually occur because of bladder outlet obstruction, neurogenic voiding dysfunction, urinary tract infection or foreign bodies.[sup.1,2] Massive or giant bladder calculus is a rare entity in the recent urological practice.
SCC of the bladder has been associated with cigarette smoking, long-standing cystitis, bladder calculus, and augmented cystoplasty.
Yearly renal ultrasound evaluation as clinically indicated is recommended to evaluate potential complications of urinary tract infections or urinary bladder calculus.
Originally called the acid of calculus, or lithic acid (Greek: lithos, stone) by the Swedish pharmacist Carl Wilhelm Scheele (1742-1786), who first detected it in a bladder calculus in 1776, uric acid was named "acide urique" by Antoine Francois de Fourcroy (1755-1809) and Nicholas Louis Vauquelin (1763-1829) in 1799.