lithiasis

(redirected from gallbladder lithiasis)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

li·thi·a·sis

 (lĭ-thī′ə-sĭs)
n. pl. li·thi·a·ses (-sēz′)
Pathological formation of mineral concretions in the body.

lithiasis

(lɪˈθaɪəsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol the formation of a calculus
[C17: New Latin; see litho-, -iasis]

li•thi•a•sis

(lɪˈθaɪ ə sɪs)

n.
the formation or presence of stony concretions in the body.
[1650–60; < New Latin < Greek lithíāsis]

lithiasis

a condition causing concretions of mineral salts, or calculi, in the pancreas, tear ducts, appendix, or kidneys.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lithiasis - the formation of stones (calculi) in an internal organ
cholelithiasis - the presence of gallstones in the gallbladder
enterolithiasis - the presence of calculi in the intestines
nephrolithiasis, renal lithiasis - the presence of kidney stones (calculi) in the kidney
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations
Lithiasis
결석증
lithiasis

li·thi·a·sis

n. litiasis, formación de cálculos, esp. biliares o del tracto urinario.