urolith


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u·ro·lith

 (yo͝or′ə-lĭth′)
u′ro·lith′ic adj.

urolith

(ˈjʊərəʊlɪθ)
n
(Pathology) pathol a calculus in the urinary tract
[from uro-1 + Greek lithos stone]
ˌuroˈlithic adj

u′rinary cal′culus


n.
a calcareous concretion in the urinary tract.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Quantitative analysis of 4468 uroliths retrieved from farm animals, exotic species, and wildlife submitted to the Minnesota Urolith Center: 1981 to 2007.
In general, excessive BUN levels indicate damaged kidney function, sometimes followed by kidney urolith occurrence.
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.
Between 1981 and 2000, the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine's Minnesota Urolith Center analyzed 7,560 stones from Dalmatians.
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.
A urolith may be defined as aggregation of crystalline and matrix materials that form in one or more locations within the urinary tract when urine becomes oversaturated with crystallogenic substances and may be composed of one or more mineral types (Ulrich et al.
In advanced cases, a small urolith can pass from an animal's bladder into its urethra and interfere with the passage of urine.
One strategy to prevent the recurrence of urolith types in cats is to maintain dilute urine, including dietary methods like canned food and high sodium diet, and the addition of water to diets.
In February 2002, The American Journal of Veterinary Research published a study conducted at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine's Minnesota Urolith Center that compared dietary factors in canned food with the formation of calcium oxalate uroliths in dogs, with surprising results.
Can include antibiotics, IV fluids, dietary management, urolith removal, and chemotherapy.