from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to, caused by, or having a calculus or calculi.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Stony; gritty; hard like stone: as, a calculous concretion.
  • Arising from calculi, or stones in the bladder; caused by calculi: as, a calculous disorder.
  • Affected with the gravel or stone: as, a calculous person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of the nature of a calculus; like stone; gritty.
  • adjective Caused, or characterized, by the presence of a calculus or calculi; a, a calculous disorder; affected with gravel or stone.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective pathology Of, pertaining to or containing calculi

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to or caused by or having a calculus or calculi


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