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lithiasis

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noun li·thi·a·sis \li-ˈthī-ə-səs\

Definition of lithiasis

plural

lithiases

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  1. :  the formation of stony concretions in the body (as in the gallbladder)



Origin and Etymology of lithiasis

New Latin, from Greek, from lithos


First Known Use: circa 1657

Rhymes with lithiasis


Medical Dictionary

lithiasis

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noun li·thi·a·sis \lith-ˈī-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of lithiasis

plural

lithiases

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  the formation of stony concretions in the body (as in the urinary tract or gallbladder)—often used in combination <cholelithiasis>




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of lithiasis


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