crystalline deposits


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crystalline deposits

An acid group including the urates, oxalates, carbonates, and sulfates. The alkaline group includes the phosphates and cholesterin ammonium urate.
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A LIVERPOOL firm that makes and markets a range of deodorants made from naturally occurring crystalline deposits has secured a contract with up market retailer Harvey Nichols.
Crystalline deposits resembling microtophi seen elsewhere in the body may form in the medullary interstitium, consisting of radially oriented crystals of uric acid or monosodium urate, which evoke an inflammatory reaction, often with granulomatous features (Figure 6, A).