lithogenic

adjective
lith·​o·​gen·​ic | \ ˌlith-ə-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce lithogenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of lithogenic

: of, promoting, or undergoing the formation of calculi a lithogenic diet

Other Words from lithogenic

lithogenesis \ -​ˈjen-​ə-​səs How to pronounce lithogenic (audio) \ noun, plural lithogeneses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce lithogenic (audio) \

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“Lithogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lithogenic. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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