Lithic acid
Lithic Lith"ic (l[i^]th"[i^]k), a. [Gr. liqiko`s of or belonging to stones, fr. li`qos stone: cf. F. lithique.] 1. Of or pertaining to stone; as, lithic architecture. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) Pertaining to the formation of uric-acid concretions (stone) in the bladder and other parts of the body; as, lithic diathesis. [1913 Webster]

{Lithic acid} (Old Med. Chem.), uric acid. See {Uric acid}, under {Uric}. [1913 Webster]


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  • lithic acid — Uric U ric, a. [Gr. ? urine: cf. F. urique. See {Urine}.] (Physiol. Chem.) Of or pertaining to urine; obtained from urine; as, uric acid. [1913 Webster] {Uric acid}, a crystalline body, present in small quantity in the urine of man and most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lithic acid — SYN: uric acid. * * * lith·ic ac·id (lithґic) uric acid …   Medical dictionary

  • Lithic — Lith ic (l[i^]th [i^]k), a. [Gr. liqiko s of or belonging to stones, fr. li qos stone: cf. F. lithique.] 1. Of or pertaining to stone; as, lithic architecture. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) Pertaining to the formation of uric acid concretions (stone)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Uric acid — A breakdown product of purines that are part of many foods. In gout, there are frequently, but not always, elevated levels of uric acid in the blood (hyperuricemia). However, only a small portion of those with hyperuricemia will develop gout. * * …   Medical dictionary

  • Uric acid — Uric U ric, a. [Gr. ? urine: cf. F. urique. See {Urine}.] (Physiol. Chem.) Of or pertaining to urine; obtained from urine; as, uric acid. [1913 Webster] {Uric acid}, a crystalline body, present in small quantity in the urine of man and most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • C5H4N4O3 — Uric U ric, a. [Gr. ? urine: cf. F. urique. See {Urine}.] (Physiol. Chem.) Of or pertaining to urine; obtained from urine; as, uric acid. [1913 Webster] {Uric acid}, a crystalline body, present in small quantity in the urine of man and most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Uric — U ric, a. [Gr. ? urine: cf. F. urique. See {Urine}.] (Physiol. Chem.) Of or pertaining to urine; obtained from urine; as, uric acid. [1913 Webster] {Uric acid}, a crystalline body, present in small quantity in the urine of man and most mammals.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lithuria — Excretion of uric acid or urates in large amount in the urine. [lithic (acid) + G. ouron, urine] * * * li·thu·ria lith (y)u̇r ē ə n an excess of uric acid or of its salts in the urine * * * n. see hyperuricuria …   Medical dictionary

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