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lithiasis

[li-thahy-uh-sis] /lɪˈθaɪ ə sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
the formation or presence of stony concretions, as calculi, in the body.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Neo-Latin < Greek lithíāsis; see lith-, -iasis
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British Dictionary definitions for lithiasis

lithiasis

/lɪˈθaɪəsɪs/
noun
1.
(pathol) the formation of a calculus
Word Origin
C17: New Latin; see litho-, -iasis
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lithiasis in Medicine

lithiasis li·thi·a·sis (lĭ-thī'ə-sĭs)
n. pl. li·thi·a·ses (-sēz')
The formation of calculi of any kind, especially biliary or urinary calculi.

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