calcium oxalate

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calcium oxalate

[′kal·se·əm ′äk·sə‚lāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
CaC2O4·H2O A salt of oxalic acid in the form of white crystals that are insoluble in water.
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Moreover, the application of EEPam, induced an inhibitory effect on calcium oxalate crystallization.
In summary, a high-sodium intake increases the potential risk for kidney stone formation by elevating urinary saturation of calcium phosphate and monosodium rate, and decreasing the inhibitor activity against calcium oxalate crystallization by lowering the urinary citrate excretion.
No agent is known that can be safely taken and enter the urine to decrease calcium oxalate crystallization, or perhaps even better dissolve calcium oxalate stones and/or crystals.