kidney stone

noun
Updated on: 25 Mar 2018

Definition of kidney stone

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

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First Known Use of kidney stone

1874


KIDNEY STONE Defined for English Language Learners

kidney stone

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

: a calculus in the kidney called also renal calculus

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