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Calcification vs. Nephrocalcinosis

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Calcificationnoun

The process of change into a stony or calcareous substance by the deposition of lime salt; -- normally, as in the formation of bone and of teeth; abnormally, as in calcareous degeneration of tissue.

Nephrocalcinosisnoun

(medicine) The deposition of calcium salts in the renal parenchyma due to hyperparathyroidism.

Calcificationnoun

The process of change into a stony or calcareous substance by the deposition of lime salt; - normally, as in the formation of bone and of teeth; abnormally, as in calcareous degeneration of tissue.

Nephrocalcinosisnoun

Diffuse, fine, renal parenchymal calcification on radiology.

Calcificationnoun

a process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts)

Nephrocalcinosisnoun

renal lithiasis in which calcium deposits form in the renal parenchyma and result in reduced kidney function and blood in the urine

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Calcificationnoun

tissue hardened by deposition of lime salts

Nephrocalcinosis

Nephrocalcinosis, once known as Albright's calcinosis after Fuller Albright, is a term originally used to describe deposition of calcium salts in the renal parenchyma due to hyperparathyroidism. The term nephrocalcinosis is used to describe the deposition of both calcium oxalate and calcium phosphate.

Calcificationnoun

an inflexible and unchanging state;

‘the calcification of negotiations’;

Calcification

Calcification is the accumulation of calcium salts in a body tissue. It normally occurs in the formation of bone, but calcium can be deposited abnormally in soft tissue, causing it to harden.

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