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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: tophus(0.01074 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to tophus.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a deposit of urates around a joint or in the external ear;
diagnostic of advanced or chronic gout [syn: chalkstone]
2: an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums [syn: tartar,
[also: tophi (pl)]
English → English (gcide)
Tophus \To"phus\, n.; pl. Tophi. [NL.: cf. F. tophus a mineral
concretion in the joint. See Toph.] [Written also tofus.]
1. (Med.) One of the mineral concretions about the joints,
and in other situations, occurring chiefly in gouty
persons. They consist usually of urate of sodium; when
occurring in the internal organs they are also composed of
phosphate of calcium.
2. (Min.) Calcareous tufa.