virtsakivi

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

virtsa- (urinary) +‎ kivi (stone)

Noun[edit]

virtsakivi

  1. (pathology) bladder stone, kidney stone, renal calculus

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Usage notes[edit]

Virtsakivi and munuaiskivi are chemically and physically same substance. Virtsakivi refers more often to "stones" or calculi that occur in the urinary tract, and munuaiskivi is used of the calculi occurring in the kidneys, but the terms may also be used interchangeably.

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