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tophus

play
noun to·phus \ˈtō-fəs\

Definition of tophus

plural to·phi play \ˈtō-ˌfī, -ˌfē\

  1. :  a deposit of urates in tissues (as cartilage) that is characteristic of gout



Origin of tophus

Latin, tufa


First Known Use: 1607


Medical Dictionary

tophus

play
noun to·phus \ˈtō-fəs\

Medical Definition of tophus

plural to·phi \ˈtō-ˌfī, -ˌfē\play play

  1. :  a deposit of urates in tissues (as cartilage) characteristic of gout




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