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Tophus

To´phus
n.1.(Med.) One of the mineral concretions about the joints, and in other situations, occurring chiefly in gouty persons. They consist usually of urate of sodium; when occurring in the internal organs they are also composed of phosphate of calcium.
2.(Min.) Calcareous tufa.
Noun1.tophus - a deposit of urates around a joint or in the external ear; diagnostic of advanced or chronic gout
Synonyms: chalkstone
2.tophus - an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
Synonyms: calculus, tartar
chalkstone, urate
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