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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.

li·thi·a·sis

(li-thī'ă-sis),
Formation of calculi of any kind, especially of biliary or urinary calculi.
[litho- + G. -iasis, condition]
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lithiasis

(lĭ-thī′ə-sĭs)
n. pl. lithia·ses (-sēz′)
Pathological formation of mineral concretions in the body.
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li·thi·a·sis

(li-thī'ă-sis)
Formation of calculi of any kind, especially of biliary or urinary calculi.
[litho- + G. -iasis, condition]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

lithiasis

The formation of stones (calculi) anywhere in the body, but especially in the urinary and bile secretion and storage systems.
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Par consequent et compte tenu de la restriction hydrique evidente au cours de la journee pendant le ramadan et de la baisse importante de la consommation d'eau par les jeuneurs, il est recommande aux personnes ayant des lithiases renales ou sujettes au developpement de calculs renaux de s'abstenir de jeuner.