lithiasis etymology

English word lithiasis comes from Ancient Greek λίθος

Detailed word origin of lithiasis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
λίθος Ancient Greek (grc)
λιθίασις Ancient Greek (grc)
lithiasis Latin (lat)
lithiasis English (eng) (medicine) The process of forming stone-like deposits or calculi formed in an internal organ, such as a gallstone in the gall bladder.