lithiasis

[li-thahy-uh-sis]

Origin of lithiasis

1650–60; < New Latin < Greek lithíāsis; see lith-, -iasis
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British Dictionary definitions for lithiasis

lithiasis

noun
  1. pathol the formation of a calculus

Word Origin for lithiasis

C17: New Latin; see litho-, -iasis
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lithiasis in Medicine

lithiasis

[lĭ-thīə-sĭs]
n. pl. li•thi•a•ses (-sēz′)
  1. The formation of calculi of any kind, especially biliary or urinary calculi.
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