preputial calculus

preputial calculus
a concretion or calculus of the prepuce; called also postholith.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Calculus — A stone, as in the urinary tract. Also, the calcium salt deposits on the teeth. The word calculus in Latin means a pebble. Pebbles were once used for counting, from which came the mathematical field of calculus. A urinary calculus is a pebble in… …   Medical dictionary

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  • postholith — SYN: preputial calculus. [G. posthe, prepuce, + lithos, stone] * * * pos·tho·lith (posґtho lith) [postho + lith] preputial calculus …   Medical dictionary

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