from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A substance (C3H5NO2S) crystallizing in colorless six-sided plates, and constituting a rare kind of urinary calculus.
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Leucin, tyrosin, lithic acid, lithates, xanthin, cystin, keratin, sulphureted hydrogen, etc., are deposits in the urine and are signs of the derangement of the intestinal canal and liver.
The following selection will be found sufficient for his purpose: A set of the chief varieties of uric acid, calcic oxalate, and triple phosphate; the urates and oxalurates; urea nitrate, calcic hippurate and carbonate, hippuric acid, cystin, well mounted "casts" of the _tubili uriniferi_, spermatozoa, etc.