lithiasis definition

  • noun:
    • Pathological formation of mineral concretions within the body.
    • The process of creating stone-like build up or calculi formed in an interior organ, including a gallstone in gall kidney.
    • the forming of stony concretions or calculi in almost any part of the human body, particularly in the bladder and urinary passages.
    • In pathology:
    • a disorder associated with the human body which uric acid is deposited by means of rock or gravel into the urinary passages, or perhaps in gouty concretions into the areas.
    • In an over-all good sense, the formation of stony deposits of any sort in virtually any the main body.
    • the formation of rocks (calculi) in an interior organ

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