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Descriptor English: Calculi
Descriptor Spanish: Cálculos
Descriptor Portuguese: Cálculos
Descriptor French: Calculs
Entry term(s): Biliary or Urinary Stones
Calculus
Tree number(s): C23.300.175
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002137
Scope note: An abnormal concretion occurring mostly in the urinary and biliary tracts, usually composed of mineral salts. Also called stones.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate with organ/diseases term; chemolysis of calculi: coordinate disease with /ther, not /drug ther
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Online Note: to search for chem composition of calculi, use CALCULI/anal 1987-1990 & CALCULI/metab 1966-86
Related: Lithiasis MeSH
Lithotripsy MeSH
DeCS ID: 22125
Unique ID: D002137
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/08
Calculi - Preferred
Concept UI M0003195
Scope note An abnormal concretion occurring mostly in the urinary and biliary tracts, usually composed of mineral salts. Also called stones.
Preferred term Calculi
Entry term(s) Biliary or Urinary Stones
Calculus



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