calculous

adjective

cal·​cu·​lous ˈkal-kyə-ləs How to pronounce calculous (audio)
: caused or characterized by a calculus or calculi

Word History

First Known Use

1605, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of calculous was in 1605

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Cite this Entry

“Calculous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calculous. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

calculous

adjective
cal·​cu·​lous ˈkal-kyə-ləs How to pronounce calculous (audio)
: caused or characterized by a calculus or calculi
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