urolithiasis

noun uro·lith·ia·sis \ ˌyu̇r-ə-li-ˈthī-ə-səs \

Definition of urolithiasis

: a condition that is marked by the formation or presence of calculi in the urinary tract

Origin and Etymology of urolithiasis

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urolithiasis

noun uro·lith·ia·sis \ ˌyu̇r-ə-lith-ˈī-ə-səs \

medical Definition of urolithiasis

plural urolithiases play \-ˌsēz\
: a condition that is characterized by the formation or presence of calculi in the urinary tract

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