antiurolithic

antiurolithic

 [an″te-u″ro-lith´ik]
1. preventing formation of urinary calculi.
2. an agent that so acts.

antiurolithic

/an·ti·uro·lith·ic/ (-u″ro-lith´ik)
1. preventing the formation of urinary calculi.
2. an agent that so acts.

antiurolithic

[an′ti-u′ro-lith′ik]
1 preventing the formation of urinary calculi.
2 an antiurolithic agent.

antiurolithic

(ant″i-ūr″ŏ-lith′ik) [ anti- + urolith + -ic]
1. Dissolving or preventing the formation of calculi in the kidneys, ureters, or bladder.
2. An agent that dissolves or prevents the formation of urinary calculi.
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Antiurolithic activity of Origanum vulgare is mediated through multiple pathways.
Desmodium styracifolium, and Solanum xanthocarpum, can be useful antiurolithic agents due to their antioxidant properties.
To investigate the medicinal applicability of Glechoma longituba in urolithiasis, we evaluated an extract for its antiurolithic activity using an in vitro assay and an in vivo rat model of urolithiasis.
KCit has been proven to be useful for controlling calcareous stones by increasing urinary citrate; thus, in the present study, KCit appears to have produced an antiurolithic effect mainly by increasing urinary citrate rather than by raising urinary pH.
These results suggest that Glechoma longituba can be considered a better antiurolithic agent than potassium citrate.
Hence, Glechoma longituba offers promising potential as an antiurolithic agent.