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  Definition of calculus
  1. the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions
  2. 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"
  3. an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
Similar Words: the calculus, infinitesimal calculus, concretion, tartar, tophus

 

Hyponyms: analysis, differential calculus, method of fluxions, integral calculus, calculus of variations, bladder stone, cystolith, enterolith, gallstone, bilestone, kidney stone, urinary calculus, nephrolith, renal calculus, ptyalith, sialolith, salivary calculus, urolith

 

Derivational Morphology: calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure

 

Anagrams: sacculus

 

 
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