tophus

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noun to·phus \ ˈtō-fəs \

Definition of tophus

plural tophi play \ˈtō-ˌfī, -ˌfē\
:a deposit of urates in tissues (such as cartilage) that is characteristic of gout

Origin and Etymology of tophus

Latin, tufa


Medical Dictionary

tophus

play
noun to·phus \ ˈtō-fəs \

medical Definition of tophus

plural tophi play \ˈtō-ˌfī, -ˌfē\
:a deposit of urates in tissues (as cartilage) characteristic of gout

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