calculi calculi

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body
  2. (n) an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
  3. (n) the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions

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Usage(s):

  • First day the teams worked over such easy matters as how many times two integral calculi go into four differential calculi.

News

  • Anti-Immigrant: Prejudice In Search Of A Rationale

    The foes of immigration reform have never had much of a moral case, at least not as we Catholics understand the moral calculi at issue: The right to be treated humanely crosses borders, and whether an immigrant has papers or does not have papers, their human rights, including he right to migrate, remains intact.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: National Catholic Reporter

Quotes

  • "The Panel believes that the report will help both the clinician and the patient choose the most appropriate treatment modality for managing ureteral calculi and believes that future collaboration between the European Association of Urology and the...
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: Glenn Source: ITNews

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