chalkstone vs tophus what difference

what is difference between chalkstone and tophus

English

Etymology

From chalk +‎ stone.

Noun

chalkstone (plural chalkstones)

  1. (obsolete) A mass or piece of chalk.
  2. (medicine) A chalk-like concretion, consisting mainly of urate of sodium, found in those affected with gout; a tophus.
    • 1794, Hester Lynch Piozzi, Thraliana, 23 January:
      [T]he thoughts of his breeding Gout so fast shocks me: it has beside all the rest made a Deposit in the Great Toe—I mean in the Joint, as if intending a Chalkstone.

Anagrams

  • Shackleton, shecklaton


English

Etymology

Latin, meaning “stone”.

Noun

tophus (plural tophi)

  1. (medicine) A deposit of monosodium urate crystals in the body, caused by high levels of uric acid in the blood.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Houpts, Pushto, hots up, shot up, upshot

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