for the nature of a calculus like stone gritty as a calculous concretion
- associated with or brought on by or having a calculus or calculi
- associated with nature of a calculus; like rock; gritty; as, a calculous concretion.
- Caused, or characterized, by the existence of a calculus or calculi; a, a calculous disorder; impacted with gravel or stone; as, a calculous person.
They are therefore used largely in chronic gout, rheumatism and in calculous affections of the kidney.