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Definition of the noun TOFUS

What does TOFUS mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. One of the mineral concretions usually about the joints, occurring chiefly in gouty persons.

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Google previewTravertine (2005)

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,  ...

Google previewLexicon Orthopaedic Etymology (1999)

by Diab

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 ...

Google previewThe 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.

Google previewEncyclopaedia 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 ...

Google previewTHE NEW INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA (1922)

tophus, tofus, tufa, calcareous rock ) .

Google previewEncyclopaedia 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 ...

Google previewThe New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1893)

(Based on Mayne's Lexicon) by New Sydenham Society

tophus, tofus, sandstone.) ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

tofus=whole.] ...

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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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