[li-thahy-uh-sis] /lɪˈθaɪ ə sɪs/
the formation or presence of stony concretions, as calculi, in the body.
(pathol) the formation of a calculus
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.
noun 1. a mineral water, natural or artificial, containing lithium salts. noun 1. a natural or artificial mineral water that contains lithium salts
[lith-ik] /ˈlɪθ ɪk/ adjective 1. pertaining to or consisting of stone. 2. Petrology. pertaining to clastic rocks, either sedimentary or volcanic, containing a large proportion of debris from previously formed rocks: a lithic sandstone; lithic tuff. 3. Pathology. pertaining to stony concretions, or calculi, formed within the body, especially in the bladder. 4. Chemistry. of, […]
[lith-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌlɪθ ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun, Geology. 1. the process or processes by which unconsolidated materials are converted into coherent solid rock, as by compaction or cementation. /ˌlɪθɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun 1. the consolidation of a loosely deposited sediment into a hard sedimentary rock noun the process by which unconsolidated sediments are converted into solid stone […]
[lith-uh-fahy] /ˈlɪθ əˌfaɪ/ verb (used with object), lithified, lithifying. 1. to change (sediment) to stone or rock. verb (used without object), lithified, lithifying. 2. to become lithified.