lithogenic

lith·o·gen·ic

(lith'ō-jen'ik),
Promoting the formation of calculi.
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lith·o·gen·ic

(lith'ō-jen'ik)
Promoting the formation of calculi.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Obesity is linked to urolithiasis due to increased appetite, which may lead to intake of lithogenic substances such as calcium, oxalate and uric acid.
Antiurolithiatic activity of Nardostachys jatamansi DCon modified lithogenic diet induced urolithiasis in rats.
Characterization of the deposition of collagen fibers and lithogenic potential in bladder of rats submitted to a sugar cane biopolymer graft.
Whereas hematite, goethite and maghemite prevail in aerobic pedoenvironments, magnetite, which is a mineral of lithogenic origin, usually occurs at lower concentrations and ferrihydrite is typically present in small amounts.
The 1.5 factor of the equation is used to compensate possible variations of the "background data" due to lithogenic effects [18].
Such lithogenic drugs or its metabolites may deposit to form a nidus or on renal calculi already present.
Due to lithogenic effects, 1.5 was the background matrix correction factor.
The minerals of soil, which control magnetic susceptibility, can in principle originate from three main sources: lithogenic derived from parent material, pedogenic due to physical, chemical and biological processes in soils, and the anthropogenic mostly spherical industrial particulate [2].
When this balance is upset, there is predisposition for the expansion of lithogenic bile and the subsequent development of cholesterol-sort gallstones [35, 36].
where [C.sub.n] is the concentration of a metal measured in a sample, [B.sub.n] is the geochemical background of the metal, and k is a background matrix correction factor (1.5) due to lithogenic effects [31].
Though dominated by lithogenic material, the C/N ratio of the sediment is low and indicative of predominantly aquatic sources (Meyers and Ishiwatari, 1993).
Cholelithiasis may arise due to increased faecal bile acid secretion secondary to pancreatic insufficiency which results in lithogenic bile [28].