# CALCULUS

## Definition:

- [noun] a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body; "renal calculi can be very painful"

**Synonyms:**concretion

- [noun] an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums

**Synonyms:**tartar, tophus

- [noun] the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions

**Synonyms:**the infinitesimal

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### Related Words:

- bladder stone, cystolith
- enterolith
- gallstone, bilestone
- kidney stone, urinary calculus, nephrolith, renal calculus
- ptyalith
- sialolith, salivary calculus
- urolith
- analysis
- differential calculus, method of fluxions
- integral calculus
- calculus of variations