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NEPHROLITHIASIS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does nephrolithiasis mean? 

NEPHROLITHIASIS (noun)
  The noun NEPHROLITHIASIS has 1 sense:

1. the presence of kidney stones (calculi) in the kidney

  Familiarity information: NEPHROLITHIASIS used as a noun is very rare.


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NEPHROLITHIASIS (noun)


Sense 1nephrolithiasis [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The presence of kidney stones (calculi) in the kidney

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

nephrolithiasis; renal lithiasis

Hypernyms ("nephrolithiasis" is a kind of...):

lithiasis (the formation of stones (calculi) in an internal organ)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "nephrolithiasis"):

nephrocalcinosis (renal lithiasis in which calcium deposits form in the renal parenchyma and result in reduced kidney function and blood in the urine)


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