lithogenous

lithogenous

[li-thoj-uh-nuhs]
adjective Geology.
of or pertaining to organisms, as coral, that secrete stony deposits.

Origin:
1825–35; litho- + -genous

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To Lithogenous
Collins
World English Dictionary
lithogenous (lɪˈθɒdʒɪnəs)
 
adj
(of animals, esp certain corals) rock-building

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

lithogenous li·thog·e·nous (lĭ-thŏj'ə-nəs)
adj.
Forming or promoting the development of calculi.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature