kidney stone

(redirected from Uric acid kidney stones)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

kidney stone

[′kid·nē ‚stōn]
(mineralogy)
References in periodicals archive ?
Patients with uric acid kidney stones from Sao Paulo had a significantly higher score than those patients from Cleveland (202.
Khashayar Sakhaee, senior author of the study and Chief of mineral metabolism, said that the team was the first to determine that the more overweight a person is, the more likely he or she is to form uric acid kidney stones.
For the first time, these findings directly link excess body weight with uric acid kidney stones.