Tophus

Definition of 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.

Related Words

chalkstone, urate
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