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urolithiasis

 [u″ro-lĭ-thi´ah-sis]
formation of urinary calculi, or the condition associated with urinary calculi.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ur·o·li·thi·a·sis

(yūr'ō-li-thī'ă-sis),
Presence of calculi in the urinary system.
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urolithiasis

(yo͝or′ə-lĭ-thī′ə-sĭs)
n.
A condition marked by the formation of calculi in the urinary tract.
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urolithiasis

See Kidney stones.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ur·o·li·thi·a·sis

(yūr'ō-li-thī'ă-sis)
Presence of calculi in the urinary system.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

urolithiasis

The presence or formation of urinary stones (calculi).
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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.
Activity of Unex capsule was researched using the ethylene glycol induced urolithiasis model and the study work shows that Unex capsule restored the urine pH to normal, and increased the urine volume significantly.
Sample size was calculated with WHO sample size calculator, keeping power of test 80%, level of significance at 5% and expected percentage at 2% of urolithiasis in pediatric population1.
Urinalysis - A diagnostic factor for urolithiasis and prognostic factor for its recurrence in young ruminants.
The presence of urinary tract calculi was the most frequent IVU finding, which reveals that urolithiasis could be the main indication for IVU.
Emergency room follow-up trends in urolithiasis: single-center report.
Investigating the clinical significance of twinkling artifacts in patients with urolithiasis smaller than 5 mm.
All models of CaOx urolithiasis concede that crystal aggregation is probably involved in crystal retention within the kidneys [41].
He said this while addressing the participants of "2nd Regional Meeting and Workshop on Urolithiasis and Endourology" organized by the Department of Urology Benazir Bhutto Hospital (BBH).
Urolithiasis is a metabolic and multifactorial disorder characterized by the formation of uroliths because of the precipitation of minerals or organic substances within the urinary tract of ruminants consuming diets rich in grains or pastures with a high content of silica and/or oxalates.
As evidence-based urologists, we are always looking for objective parameters to help us decide whether to perform interventions for patients presenting with urolithiasis. According to the latest Canadian Urological Association guidelines for management of ureteral stones, patients presenting with ureteral stones <5 mm could be managed conservatively, provided that they don't have infectious symptoms, intolerable pain, or a threat to renal function.
The worldwide prevalence of urolithiasis is increasing since the last quarter of the [20.sup.th] century.