Definition of kidney stone in English:

kidney stone

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noun

  • A hard mass formed in the kidneys, typically consisting of insoluble calcium compounds; a renal calculus.
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    • All of the Stanford patients developed side effects such as high urine calcium, and one developed a kidney stone.
    • Severe back pain of any sort can be a sign of a problem, such as a kidney stone or infection.
    • Depending on its size and position, an untreated kidney stone could cause permanent damage to the kidneys.

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