lithiasis

noun li·thi·a·sis \ li-ˈthī-ə-səs \

Definition of lithiasis

plural lithiases play \li-ˈthī-ə-ˌsēz\
: the formation of stony concretions in the body (as in the gallbladder)

Origin and Etymology of lithiasis

New Latin, from Greek, from lithos


Medical Dictionary

lithiasis

noun li·thi·a·sis \ lith-ˈī-ə-səs \

medical Definition of lithiasis

plural lithiases play \-ˌsēz\
: the formation of stony concretions in the body (as in the urinary tract or gallbladder) often used in combination
  • cholelithiasis

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