kidney stone

noun

Definition of kidney stone

  1. :  a calculus (as of calcium salts) in the kidney

1874

First Known Use of kidney stone

1874


KIDNEY STONE Defined for English Language Learners

kidney stone

noun

Definition of kidney stone for English Language Learners

  • medical : a hard object like a small stone that sometimes forms in a kidney and that can cause great pain


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kidney stone

noun

Medical Definition of kidney stone

  1. :  a calculus in the kidney—called also renal calculus


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