## Look up: Calculus

1. calculus
Latin, meaning: pebble, stone.
Found op http://archives.nd.edu/ccc.htm

2. Calculus
a hard deposit of calcified plaque which is found around the neck of the tooth. When it is above the free gingival margin (supra-gingival) it is white and chalky. When it is below (sub-gingival) it is dark and hard.
Found op http://www.eclipse.co.uk/moordent/page5.html

3. calculus
[n] - a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts 2. [n] - the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions
Found op http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=calculus

4. Calculus
hard calcium like deposits which form on teeth and dentures.
Found op http://www.cosmeticdentistryguide.co.uk/glossary.html

5. Calculus
Stone-like structures formed within the body, particularly in the gall bladder (called gallstones), bladder (called bladder stones) and kidneys (called kidney stones).
Found op http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20560

6. Calculus
A stone, such as a gallstone or kidney stone (calculus is Latin for pebble or small stone)
Found op http://www.encyclo.co.uk/visitor-contributions.php

7. Calculus
A stone formed within the body (as in gallstones, kidney stones or urinary bladder stones)
Found op http://www.dwp.gov.uk/medical/med_conditions/glossary.html

8. Calculus
Calculus: 1. A stone within the body, such as a stone in the urinary tract. 2. The calcium salt deposits on the teeth. 3. A field of mathematics. These different meanings of 'calculus' all go bach to the origin of the word. In Latin, a calculus is 'a pebble.' Pebbles were once used for counting, fro...
Found op http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.html?articlekey=18384

9. Calculus
Cal'cu·lus noun ; plural Calculi . [ L, calculus . See Calculate , and Calcule .] 1. (Medicine) Any solid concretion, formed in any part of the body, but most frequent in the organs that act as reservo...
Found op http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/8

10. calculus
A calcium salt concretion which forms on your teeth. Calculus deposits form on the teeth in areas which you do not floss or brush. If these concretions are left to build up on the tooth enamel, they will irritate the gum tissue, push it away from the tooth and promote progressive bone loss. Eventual...
Found op http://www.mondofacto.com/facts/dictionary?calculus

11. calculus
infinitesimal calculus noun the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions
Found op http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=calculus

12. calculus
concretion noun a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body; `renal calculi can be very painful`
Found op http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=calculus

1. calculus
(kal´ku-lәs) pl. cal´culi an abnormal concretion in the body, usually composed of mineral salts; the usual location is in a hollow organ or passage. Called also stone. See also kidney stone and gallstone. adj., cal´culous., adj.
Found op http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

2. Calculus
• (n.) Any solid concretion, formed in any part of the body, but most frequent in the organs that act as reservoirs, and in the passages connected with them; as, biliary calculi; urinary calculi, etc. • (n.) A method of computation; any process of reasoning by the use of symbols; any branc...
Found op http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/calculus/

3. calculus
(from the article `mineral`) ...extent of organically formed aragonite. Minerals also are produced by the human body: hydroxylapatite [Ca5(PO4)3(OH)] is the chief component of ...
Found op http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/6

4. calculus
branch of mathematics concerned with the calculation of instantaneous rates of change (differential calculus) and the summation of infinitely many ... [23 related articles]
Found op http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/6

5. Calculus
[medicine] A calculus (plural calculi) is a stone (a concretion of material, usually mineral salts) that forms in an organ or duct of the body. Formation of calculi is known as lithiasis. Stones cause a number of medical conditions. Some common principles (below) apply to stones at any locat...
Found op http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calculus_(medicine)

6. calculus
Type: Term Pronunciation: kal′kyū-lŭs, -lī Definitions: 1. A concretion formed in any part of the body, most commonly in the passages of the biliary and urinary tracts; usually composed of salts of inorganic or organic acids, or of other material such as cholesterol. Synonyms: s...
Found op http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=13354

7. Calculus
[dental] In dentistry, calculus or tartar is a form of hardened dental plaque. It is caused by the continual accumulation of minerals from saliva on plaque on the teeth. Its rough surface provides an ideal medium for further plaque formation, threatening the health of the gingiva. Brushing a...
Found op http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calculus_(dental)

8. Calculus
Calculus (Latin, calculus, a small stone used for counting) is a branch of mathematics focused on limits, functions, derivatives, integrals, and infinite series. This subject constitutes a major part of modern mathematics education. It has two major branches, differential calculus and integral calc...
Found op http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calculus

9. Calculus
Hard deposit of mineralized material adhering to crowns and/or roots of teeth.
Found op http://www.mytonparkdental.co.uk/glossary-of-terms.html

10. Calculus
The hard deposit of mineralized plaque that forms on the crown and/or root of the tooth. Also referred to as tartar.
Found op http://www.cigna.com/glossary/glossary.html?redir=/health/consumer/dental/d

11. calculus
The branch of mathematics that deals with (1) the rate of change of quantities (which can be interpreted as the slopes of curves), known as differential calculus, and (2) the length, area, and volume of objects, known as integral calculus. Calculus was one of the most important developments in mathe...
Found op http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/C/calculus.html

12. calculus
calculus, branch of mathematics that studies continuously changing quantities. The calculus is characterized by the use of infinite processes, involving passage to a limit—the notion of tending toward, or approaching, an ultimate value. The English physicist Isaac Newton and the German mathema...

13. Calculus
The name calculus may be applied to any organized method of solving problems or drawing inferences by manipulation of symbols according to formal rules. Or an exact definition of a calculus may be provided by identifying it with a logistic system, (q.v.) satisfying the requirement of effectiveness. ...
Found op http://www.ditext.com/runes/c.html

Tip: double click on a word to show its meaning.

No exact matches found.

## Search

Typ a word and hit `Search`.
 Tools Conjugate Synonyms Google

## Recent searches

The most recent searches on Encyclo. Between brackets you will find the number of results and number of related results.
single fish (1)
pharmacy only (1)
RNAS Charlton Horethor (1)
pachycheilia (6)
Arusha Declaration (2)
Chishawasha (1)
Olivia Egleston (1)
Chip Cipolla (1)
Barnbrack (1)
Haapi (1)
Bracae (2)
Matthew Bachand (1)
Bughtlin (1)
Timberline (4)
Wagh River (1)
Chinchilla cat (1)
Azalea Trail Run (1)
Burt Committee (1)
boron (22)
Statins (8)
Haller Ebene (1)
lake of tears (1)
gene markers (4)
Chilomycterus (3)
© Encyclo MMXII | Contact | Privacy