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urolith

[yoo r-uh-lith] /ˈyʊər ə lɪθ/
noun, Pathology
1.
a urinary calculus.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; uro-1 + -lith
Related forms
urolithic, adjective
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Examples for urolith
  • Is the diet the cause of calcium oxalate urolith formation in cats.
British Dictionary definitions for urolith

urolith

/ˈjʊərəʊlɪθ/
noun
1.
(pathol) a calculus in the urinary tract
Derived Forms
urolithic, adjective
Word Origin
from uro-1 + Greek lithos stone
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urolith in Medicine

urolith u·ro·lith (yur'ə-lĭth')
n.
See urinary calculus.


u'ro·lith'ic adj.
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