- the formation or presence of stony concretions, as calculi, in the body.
Origin of lithiasis
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Similarly, in Oxaluria, oxalic acid is found there; in Lithiasis, lithic acid in excess.
Diabetes and Lithiasis are more under the control of Restoratives than the others.
A simple excess of uric acid in this secretion constitutes Lithiasis.
In Gout and Lithiasis there is an excess in the system of nitrogenous matter, and thus a tendency to an extra formation of urea.
- pathol the formation of a calculus
C17: New Latin; see litho-, -iasis
- The formation of calculi of any kind, especially biliary or urinary calculi.