tophus

tophus soft porous stone, esp. deposited by calcareous springs XVI; (path.) gouty deposit XVII. — L. tōphus.

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T. F. HOAD. "tophus." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology. 1996. Encyclopedia.com. 30 Sep. 2016 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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