nephrolithiasis

n.

1837, probably from German, from nephro- + lithos "stone" (see litho-) + -iasis "pathological or morbid condition."


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nephrolithiasis in Medicine

nephrolithiasis

[nĕf′rō-lĭ-thīə-sĭs]

n.

Calculi in the kidneys.
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