urolithiasis

[ yoo r-oh-li-thahy-uh-sis ]
/ ˌyʊər oʊ lɪˈθaɪ ə sɪs /

noun Pathology.

a diseased condition marked by the formation of stones in the urinary tract.

Nearby words

  1. urogenous,
  2. urogram,
  3. urography,
  4. urokinase,
  5. urolith,
  6. urologic,
  7. urologist,
  8. urology,
  9. uromere,
  10. uroncus

Origin of urolithiasis

First recorded in 1855–60; uro-1 + lithiasis

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Medicine definitions for urolithiasis

urolithiasis

[ yur′ō-lĭ-thīə-sĭs ]

n.

A diseased condition resulting from the presence or formation of calculi in the urinary tract.

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