Origin of lithic
Related formslith·i·cal·ly, adverbpre·lith·ic, adjective
Definition for lithic (2 of 2)
Origin of -lithic
Examples from the Web for lithic
Acids dissolve a phosphatic, and Alkalies or their carbonates a lithic deposit, in the body, as well as out of it.
Most commonly it is composed of a lithic acid or mulberry nucleus, and an external crust of the fusible calculus.
Alkalies are thus of use in a tendency to lithic acid deposit.
Excessive indulgence in animal food or in wine may cause an over-secretion of Lithic acid.
The deposits in which solvents are appropriate are termed respectively Lithic and Phosphatic.