lithogenous
lithogenous li*thog"e*nous (l[i^]*th[o^]j"[-e]*n[u^]s), a. [Litho- + -genous.] Stone-producing; -- said of polyps which form coral. [1913 Webster]

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  • lithogenous — lə̇ˈthäjənəs adjective Etymology: lith + genous : that produces stone lithogenous polyp * * * /li thoj euh neuhs/, adj. Geol. of or pertaining to organisms, as coral, that secrete stony deposits. [1825 35; LITHO + GENOUS] * * * lithogenous / ojˈi …   Useful english dictionary

  • lithogenous — /li thoj euh neuhs/, adj. Geol. of or pertaining to organisms, as coral, that secrete stony deposits. [1825 35; LITHO + GENOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • lithogenous — Calculus forming. * * * li·thog·e·nous (lĭ thojґə nəs) producing or causing lithogenesis …   Medical dictionary

  • lithogenous — 1) rock building Causation and Formation 2) stone producing; coral producing Stones and Rocks …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • lithogenous — li·thog·e·nous …   English syllables

  • Causation and Formation — These words refer to causation, formation, origination, production, growth, development or generation. While this might seem like a pretty broad category, all of the words in the list derive from the single Greek word genesis, which can have all… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Stones and Rocks — All the words in this list incorporate the element lith , from the Greek lithos stone . Unfortunately, if you ve come looking for a list of different types of stone (a list that would easily run into the thousands) you should really consult a… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • lithogenesis —   n. study of rock formation; calculi formation.    ♦ lithogenetic, a.    ♦ lithogenous, a. producing stone …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • литогенный — Материал, поступающий из пород континента. [http://www.oceanographers.ru/index.php?option=com glossary&Itemid=238] Тематики океанология EN lithogenous …   Справочник технического переводчика

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