What is another word for tophus?

Pronunciation: [tˈɒfəs] (IPA)

Tophus is a medical term that describes a deposit of uric acid crystals in the joints and soft tissues. There are several synonyms for tophus, which can help describe the condition more clearly. Some synonyms for tophus include gouty mass, urate deposit, monosodium urate crystal deposition, and urate crystal cluster. All of these terms describe the same phenomenon, which can cause significant discomfort and swelling in the affected areas of the body. By using different synonyms for tophus, doctors and patients can communicate more effectively about this complex medical condition and its various treatment options.

Synonyms for Tophus:

What are the hypernyms for Tophus?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    calcific deposits, calcium depositions.

Usage examples for Tophus

A native arch Of pumice light, and tophus dry, was form'd; And from the right a stream transparent flow'd, Of trivial size, which spread a pool below; With grassy margin circled.
"The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II"

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