Antilithic
Antilithic An`ti*lith"ic, a. (Med.) Tending to prevent the formation of urinary calculi, or to destroy them when formed. -- n. An antilithic medicine. [1913 Webster]

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  • antilithic — [an΄tīlith′ik, an΄tēlith′ik, an΄tilith′ik] adj. 〚 ANTI + LITHIC〛 Med. preventing the formation or development of calculi, as of the urinary tract n. an antilithic substance * * * …   Universalium

  • antilithic — [an΄tīlith′ik, an΄tēlith′ik, an΄tilith′ik] adj. [ ANTI + LITHIC] Med. preventing the formation or development of calculi, as of the urinary tract n. an antilithic substance …   English World dictionary

  • antilithic — 1. adjective Acting against the formation of calculi, such as kidney stones. 2. noun A antilithic agent …   Wiktionary

  • antilithic — 1. Preventing the formation of calculi or promoting their dissolution. 2. An agent so acting. SYN: anticalculous. [anti + G. lithos, stone] * * * an·ti·lith·ic (an″te ) (an″ti lithґik) [anti + lithic] preventing formation of calculi.… …   Medical dictionary

  • antilithic — counteracting effects of bladder stones Stones and Rocks …   Phrontistery dictionary

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  • anticalculous — SYN: antilithic. * * * an·ti·cal·cu·lous (an″te ) (an″ti kalґku ləs) antilithic (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

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  • lithium — An element of the alkali metal group, atomic no. 3, atomic wt. 6.941. Many of its salts have clinical applications. [Mod. L. fr. G. lithos, a stone] l. bromide LiBr; a white deliquescent …   Medical dictionary

  • sodium — A metallic element, atomic no. 11, atomic wt. 22.989768; an alkali metal oxidizing readily in air or water; its salts are found in natural biologic systems and are extensively used in medicine and industry. The s. ion is the most plentiful… …   Medical dictionary

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