Definition of TOFUS
What does TOFUS mean?
- One of the mineral concretions usually about the joints, occurring chiefly in gouty persons.
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by Allan Pentecost
Tofus is an ambiguous term which seems to have been applied to a range of soft rocks. Ovid compared it with pumice, as a material unsuitable for building and Plinius wrote; 'e reliqua multitudine lapidum tofus aedif1cis inutilis est mortatilate, ...
Lexicon Orthopaedic Etymology (1999)
Tophus, tofus Latin tophus, alternate form of torus: "tufa, tuff, toph," This represents a soft, lighdy colored, stratified and porous stone such as consolidated volcanic ash or the deposit around a mineral spring. 1n medicine, the word was applied ...
The British Encyclopedia (1818)
Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson
Aneurisma Cirsocele Gastrocele Hepatocele Splenocele Hysterocele Hygrocirsocele Sarcocele Physcocele Exostoses Hyperostosis Padarthrocace Encystis Staphyloma Staphylosis Fungus Tofus Flemen 329. Athymia 330. Delirium 331.
Encyclopaedia Metropolitana; or, universal dictionary of knowledge, on an original plan: comprising the twofold advantage of a philosophical and an alphabetical arrangement, with appropriate engravings (1845)
Edited by Edw. Smedley, Hugh Jam. Rose, and H. John Rose. (Text: voll. XXVI. Plates: voll. III. Index by Edw Smedley
tofus or tophus ; lapis caver- nosus et mollis ; a soft, porous stone. See Vossius. It [milk] differs from a vegetable emulsion by coagulating into a curdy mass with acids, which chyle and vegetable emulsions will not. Acids ...
THE NEW INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA (1922)
tophus, tofus, tufa, calcareous rock ) .
Encyclopaedia metropolitana (1845)
or Universal dictionary of knowledge ... comprising the twofoldadvantage of a philosophical and an alphabetical arrangement, with appropriate engravings by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
tofus or tophus ; lapis caver- nosus et mollis ; a soft, porous stone. See Vossius. It [milk] differs from a vegetable emulsion by coagulating into a curdy mass with acids, wiiich chyle and vegetable emulsions will not. Acids ...
The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1893)
(Based on Mayne's Lexicon) by New Sydenham Society
tophus, tofus, sandstone.) ...
The Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)
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Scrabble value of T1O1F4U1S1
The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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