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gravel

 [grav´el]
calculus occurring in small particles.

grav·el

(grav'ĕl),
Small concretions, usually of uric acid, calcium oxalate, or phosphates, formed in the kidney and passed through the ureter, bladder, and urethra.
Synonym(s): urocheras (1) , uropsammus (1)
[M.E., fr. O.Fr.]

gravel

/grav·el/ (grav´'l) calculi occurring in small particles.

gravel

(grăv′əl)
n.
Medicine The sandlike granular material of urinary calculi.

grav·el

(grav'ĕl)
Small concretions, usually of uric acid, calcium oxalate, or phosphates, formed in the kidney and passed through the ureter, bladder, and urethra.
[M.E., fr. O.Fr.]

Gravel

The debris which is formed from a fragmented kidney stone.
Mentioned in: Lithotripsy

gravel

calculus occurring in small particles.
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A third party is to be hired to measure the pile after the gravel is crushed and ready for use.
Gravel felt that Congress, bogged down in politics, was not moving to take care of the problem.
Sans aller jusqu'a le comparer a Lionel Groulx, l'auteur demontre que Pierre Gravel a eu une influence considerable aupres de ses contemporains.
The laws and regulations balance farming and mining by allowing mining only where the gravel resource is large and mining would not force changes to farming practices or increase the cost of farming on adjacent land.
Gravel is composed of unconsolidated rock fragments that have a general particle size range and includes size classes from granule- to boulder-sized fragments.
The Community Connection Award was presented to Rogers Group's Morgan County Sand & Gravel plant.
The gravel surface is a very different test and the team at Longwood Engineering have worked hard on the car to make it stronger for the gravel tracks.
Plants with silvery foliage and some grasses are good choices because gravel drains excessive moisture away from their stems, yet keeps roots cool and moist.
Carpeting stonecrops, such as Sedum 'Ruby Glow' and 'Vera Jameson', provide colour to the gravel garden in the form of purple-tinged succulent leaves and crimson flowerheads from midsummer to autumn.
BLOSSOMING Pink-flowered Osteospermum in a gravel garden
Many herbs, including thyme, sage, lavender and rosemary, are drought-resistant and can look amazing in a gravel garden, while bulbs including crocosmia, agapanthus and allium will add colour and form to the scene.
If plants are going to spill over on to the gravel path, there is no need to spend a lot on the edgings as it will be hidden.