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calculus

Pronunciation: /ˈkælkjələs; ˈkælkjʊləs/

Translation of calculus in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 u and c
    (plural -luses)
    [Mathematics/Matemáticas] cálculo (masculine) or análisis (masculine) (matemático)
    Example sentences
    • By integrating the function using calculus we can compare the sum of the series with the integral of the function and draw conclusions from this.
    • There are shorter methods for summing an infinite number of terms in calculus and other branches of advanced mathematics.
    • Newton was one of the inventors of the branch of mathematics called calculus.
  • 2 countable/numerable
    (plural -li /-laɪ/)
    (stone) [Medicine/Medicina] cálculo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Depending on where they are located, kidney stones are also known as renal calculi, urinary calculi, urinary tract stone disease, nephrolithiasis, urolithiasis, and ureterolithiasis.
    • Key words used included kidney stones, urinary calculi, urolithiasis, urinary tract stones, and nephrolithiasis.
    • If stones are present, they appear as radiolucent or radiopaque calculi within the gallbladder.

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