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Medical Term:

gravel

Pronunciation: grav'el

Definition: Small concretions, usually of uric acid, calcium oxalate, or phosphates, formed in the kidney and passed through the ureter, bladder, and urethra.

Synonym(s): urocheras1, uropsammus1

[M.E., fr. O.Fr.]

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