from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, pertaining to or containing calculi

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

  • adj. relating to or caused by or having a calculus or calculi


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