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lithiasis

 [lĭ-thi´ah-sis]
1. a condition marked by formation of calculi and concretions.
2. sometimes used as a synonym for one of the specific types of lithiasis, such as urolithiasis, nephrolithiasis, or cholelithiasis.
gallbladder lithiasis cholecystolithiasis.
pancreatic lithiasis pancreatolithiasis.
renal lithiasis nephrolithiasis.
urinary lithiasis urolithiasis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cal·cu·lo·sis

(kal'kyū-lō'sis),
The tendency or disposition to form calculi or stones.
[L. calculus, small stone, + G. -osis, condition]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cal·cu·lo·sis

(kal-kyū-lō'sis)
The tendency or disposition to form calculi or stones.
[L. calculus, small stone, + G. -osis, condition]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
The prevalence of BL (lithiasis in progress + subjects cholecystectomized for previous calculosis) was 18.6%.
The present study reports, for the first time, data on BL prevalence (present cholelithiasis plus subjects cholecystectomized for previous calculosis) and the main associated risk factors in elderly subjects, obtained in a small town in Sicily and part of a study involving the whole population over the age of 19 years[12].