urolith

noun
uro·​lith | \ ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌlith How to pronounce urolith (audio) \

Definition of urolith

: a calculus in the urinary tract

Examples of urolith in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Water belly, urinary blockage, stones — uroliths have many names, but their presence in livestock animals is a serious condition. Texas A&m University, Houston Chronicle, "PET TALK: The stone-cold facts of uroliths in livestock animals," 9 Nov. 2019 Male animals are more likely to suffer the harmful effects of uroliths because their urethras are smaller in diameter. Texas A&m University, Houston Chronicle, "PET TALK: The stone-cold facts of uroliths in livestock animals," 9 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of urolith

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Urolith.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urolith. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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urolith

noun
uro·​lith | \ ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌlith How to pronounce urolith (audio) \

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