Lithiasis meaning

lĭ-thī'ə-sĭs
Pathological formation of mineral concretions in the body.
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The formation of calculi, or mineral concretions, within the body.
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Pathological formation of mineral concretions in the body.
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(medicine) The process of forming stone-like deposits or calculi formed in an internal organ, such as a gallstone in the gall bladder.
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Origin of lithiasis

  • From Latin lithiasis, from Ancient Greek λιθίασις (lithiasis, “lithiasis"), from λίθος (lithos, “stone").
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