lithogenesis

formation of rocks

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  • lithogenesis — litho·gen·e·sis (lith″o genґə sis) [litho + genesis] the formation of calculi; called also calculogenesis …   Medical dictionary

  • lithogenesis — lith·o·gen·e·sis …   English syllables

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

  • lithogenesis — “+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from lith + genesis 1. : the science of the formation of rocks 2. : the formation of calculi …   Useful english dictionary

  • lithogenesis, lithogeny — Formation of calculi. [litho + G. genesis, production] …   Medical dictionary

  • Anthropic rock — is rock that is made, modified and moved by humans. Concrete is the most widely known example of this [A. Bentur, Cementitious Materials Nine Millennia and a New Century: Past, Present, and Future , ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering… …   Wikipedia

  • REG1A — Regenerating islet derived 1 alpha (pancreatic stone protein, pancreatic thread protein), also known as REG1A, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: REG1A regenerating islet derived 1 alpha (pancreatic stone protein, pancreatic thread… …   Wikipedia

  • REG1B — Regenerating islet derived 1 beta (pancreatic stone protein, pancreatic thread protein), also known as REG1B, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: REG1B regenerating islet derived 1 beta (pancreatic stone protein, pancreatic thread… …   Wikipedia

  • Литогенез —         (от греч. lithos камень и genesis рождение, возникновение, происхождение * a. lithogenesis, lithogeny; н. Lithogenese; ф. lithogenese; и. litogenesis) совокупность природных процессов образования и последующих изменений осадочных г. п. Гл …   Геологическая энциклопедия

  • Лит- (Lith-), Лито- (Litho-) — приставка, обозначающая конкремент. (камень). Например: литогенез (lithogenesis) процесс образования камней. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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