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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Chalkstone \Chalk"stone`\, n.
1. A mass of chalk.
As chalkstones . . . beaten in sunder. --Isa. xxvii.
2. (Med.) A chalklike concretion, consisting mainly of urate
of sodium, found in and about the small joints, in the
external ear, and in other situations, in those affected
with gout; a tophus.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a deposit of urates around a joint or in the external ear;
diagnostic of advanced or chronic gout [syn: tophus,
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