What are some alternative words for calculus?

Synonyms for calculusˈkæl kyə ləs; -ˌlaɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. calculus, concretion(noun)

    a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body

    "renal calculi can be very painful"

    tophus, coalescence, conglutination, infinitesimal calculus, compression, calculus, concretion, coalition, compaction, densification, tartar, coalescency

  2. tartar, calculus, tophus(noun)

    an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums

    potassium bitartrate, tophus, chalkstone, infinitesimal calculus, calculus, concretion, cream of tartar, dragon, potassium hydrogen tartrate, tartar

  3. calculus, infinitesimal calculus(noun)

    the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions

    calculus, infinitesimal calculus, tartar, concretion, tophus


  1. calculus(noun)

    infinitesimal calculus

  2. calculus(noun)


  3. calculus(noun)

    dental calculus, tartar

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. calculus(n.)

    (med.) [L. pl. Calculi.] morbid concretion

  2. calculus(n.)

    [Eng. pl. Calculuses.] fluxions, differential and integral calculus

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

calculation, math, arithmetic, calculating, computation

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. calculus

    Dentistry Tartar

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