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English definition of “kidney stone”

kidney stone

noun [C] uk   us  
a solid mass of hard material that can form in the kidney and cause painDisorders of the urinary system
(Definition of kidney stone from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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