lithogenesis


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lithogenesis

 [lith″o-jen´ĕ-sis]
formation of calculi, or stones. adj., adj lithog´enous.

lith·o·gen·e·sis

, lithogeny (lith'ō-jen'ĕ-sis, lith-oj'ĕ-nē),
Formation of calculi.
[litho- + G. genesis, production]

lithogenesis

/litho·gen·e·sis/ (-jen´ĕ-sis) formation of calculi.lithogen´iclithog´enous

lithogenesis

[lith′əjen′əsis]
Etymology: Gk, lithos, stone, genein, to produce
the origin of the formation of a calculus.

lith·o·gen·e·sis

, lithogeny (lith'ō-jen'ě-sis, lith-oj'ě-nē)
Formation of calculi.
[litho- + G. genesis, production]

lithogenesis

formation of calculi, or stones.
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The observation that despite of removal of subjects from exposure source, their high calculi lead levels suggest that lead from internal body stores such as skeleton is also mobilized and circulated in physiological fluids during development of lithogenesis and deposit in growing calculi.
The pH of urine is considered to be one of the most important categories for identification of the type of lithogenesis.
Thus, besides diuretic effect the extracts from medicinal plants may influence on the other urinary factors of lithogenesis.
Of course, the data of our investigation would be interesting to develop in further long-term placebo control studies for to get more information about the onwards trend of decrease of lithogenesis due to the effects of extracts components.
Pathogenetic justification of treatment of nephrolithic patient and metaphilaxis of lithogenesis relapses [Patogenetitcheskoe obosnovanie differenzirovannogo letcheniya bolnih nefrolitiazom i metafilaktiki recidivov kamneobrazovaniya], in Russian, Synopsis of doctoral dissertation, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Other sources suggest a retrograde theory of lithogenesis, where food debris, bacteria or foreign bodies from the mouth enter the ducts of a salivary gland and are trapped by abnormalities in the sphincter mechanism of the duct opening (the papilla), which are reported in 90% of cases.
However, during the formation of cholesterol gallstones, different links in the disturbance of lipoprotein cholesterol metabolism [9] and their effects in lithogenesis still have many controversies.
It is believed that the process of metabolic disorders is the main link in the mechanisms of lithogenesis (see, e.
Thus, it is important to elucidate this interconnection; improper understanding of its mechanism makes impossible any purposeful treatment of patients with nephrolithiasis and planning of any prophylactic programs of lithogenesis relapses (Carmen R.