lithiasis lithiasis

Definition(s):

  • (n) the formation of stones (calculi) in an internal organ

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  • Kidney Stone Smarts: The Truth About Cola & Calcium

    BACKGROUND: Kidney stones (renal lithiasis) are small, hard deposits that form inside the kidneys. The stones are made of mineral and acid salts. Kidney stones have many causes and can affect any part of your urinary tract — from your kidneys to your bladder. Often, stones form when the urine becomes concentrated, allowing minerals to crystallize and stick together. (SOURCE: www.mayoclinic.com ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WFTV 9 Orlando

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