lithiasis

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From Latin lithiasis, from Ancient Greek λιθίασις (lithíasis, lithiasis), from λίθος (líthos, stone).

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lithiasis (plural lithiases)

  1. (medicine) The process of forming stone-like deposits or calculi formed in an internal organ, such as a gallstone in the gall bladder.

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