Definition of Lithiasis

1. Noun. The formation of stones (calculi) in an internal organ.

Specialized synonyms: Cholelithiasis, Enterolithiasis, Nephrolithiasis, Renal Lithiasis
Generic synonyms: Pathology



Definition of Lithiasis

1. n. The formation of stony concretions or calculi in any part of the body, especially in the bladder and urinary passages.

Definition of Lithiasis

1. Noun. (medicine) The process of forming stone-like deposits or calculi formed in an internal organ, such as a gallstone in the gall bladder. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lithiasis

1. [n -THIASES]

Medical Definition of Lithiasis

1. The formation of stony concretions or calculi in any part of the body, especially in the bladder and urinary passages. Origin: NL, fr. Gr, fr. Stone. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lithiasis

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lithiasis (current term)
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Literary usage of Lithiasis

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1920)
"Pancreatic lithiasis is a very rare condition. Only a relatively small number of cases have been recorded in the literature, although Graaf speaks of it as ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"Primitive Renal lithiasis.—SOURDILLE (Archiv. gen. de Chir., 1907, 1, 418) says that in renal lithiasis the diseased kidney is generally polyuric as ..."

3. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1902)
"THE scanty literature of pancreatic lithiasis, as well as general ... Decisive evidence intra vitam of the existence of pancreatic lithiasis by the recovery ..."

4. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1897)
"PANCREATIC lithiasis. By MJ NICOLAS. At a recent meeting of the Socie'te' des sciences ... The diagnosis was pancreatic lithiasis, suppurating pancreatic ..."

5. Manual of Plant Diseases by Paul Sorauer, Gustav Lindau, Ludwig Reh, Frances Dorrance (1922)
"Nevertheless, the lithiasis specks may be easily distinguished from the smooth ... Pear diseased with lithiasis. (Orig.) An entirely normal construction may ..."

6. Treatment of Internal Diseases: For Physicians and Students by Norbert Ortner, Nathaniel Bowditch Potter (1908)
"The medicinal therapy is like that of uric acid nephro- lithiasis, alkaline and diuretic. The patient should take at least 2y2 qt, of liquid daily. ..."

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