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u′ro·lith′ic adj.
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(Pathology) pathol a calculus in the urinary tract
[from uro-1 + Greek lithos stone]
ˌuroˈlithic adj
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u′rinary cal′culus

a calcareous concretion in the urinary tract.
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Noun1.urolith - a urinary stone
calculus, concretion - a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body; "renal calculi can be very painful"
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She discussed three cases of misplaced IUD at three different sites: urinary bladder with urolith formation, corneal region of uterine wall and pouch of Douglas.
Treatment for urolithiasis in dogs and cats has been advent of new studies in the past century and as uroliths management is evolving, nutrition remains a subject of much clinical interest and debate in the management of these animals (LULICH et al., 2016) since the urine pH has strong influence on certain types of urolith formation (BARTGES & CALLENS, 2015; BARTGES, 2016).
In cattle, a single case of urolith formation characterized by concentric layers around the nidus was recorded (Fig.
In general, excessive BUN levels indicate damaged kidney function, sometimes followed by kidney urolith occurrence.
Therefore, the rapid aggregation of urinary crystallites maybe the key factor affecting urolith formation.
Urinary bladder carcinogenesis induced by melamine in F344 male rats: correlation between carcinogenicity and urolith formation.
Cloacoliths are relative uncommon cloacal conditions, and this case documents cloacoscopic findings, rectal obstruction, and confirmation of its uric acid composition by urolith analysis.
A high protein/low fiber diet increases the potential for diarrhea, and urolith (bladder stone) formation.
Your vet may be able to send these away to a urolith (urinary stone) laboratory.
After removing the urolith, a suitable sized polyethylene tube was passed into the bladder to check its patency for urine flow.