urolithiasis

noun
uro·​lith·​ia·​sis | \ ˌyu̇r-ə-li-ˈthī-ə-səs How to pronounce urolithiasis (audio) \

Definition of urolithiasis

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

First Known Use of urolithiasis

circa 1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Urolithiasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urolithiasis. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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urolithiasis

noun
uro·​lith·​ia·​sis | \ ˌyu̇r-ə-lith-ˈī-ə-səs How to pronounce urolithiasis (audio) \
plural urolithiases\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce urolithiases (audio) \

Medical Definition of urolithiasis

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

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