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Noun: calculus (calculi) kal-kyu-lus - 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"; - concretion
- An incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
- tartar, tophus
- (mathematics) the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions
- infinitesimal calculus
Derived forms: calculi Type of: crust, encrustation, incrustation, pure mathematics, rock, stone Encyclopedia: Calculus, Cuthbert |
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