Definition of Lithic

1. Adjective. Of or containing lithium.

Partainyms: Lithium



2. Adjective. Relating to or composed of stone. "Lithic sandstone"
Partainyms: Stone

Definition of Lithic

1. a. Of or pertaining to stone; as, lithic architecture.

2. n. A medicine which tends to prevent stone in the bladder.

3. a. Pertaining to or denoting lithium or some of its compounds.

Definition of Lithic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to stone; as, lithic architecture. ¹

2. Adjective. (chemistry) of, or relating to lithium ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lithic

1. pertaining to lithium [adj] - See also: lithium

Medical Definition of Lithic

1. 1. Of or pertaining to stone; as, lithic architecture. 2. Pertaining to the formation of uric-acid concretions (stone) in the bladder and other parts of the body; as, lithic diathesis. LIthic acid, uric acid. See Uric acid, under Uric. Origin: Gr. Of or belonging to stones, fr. Stone: cf. F. Lithique. A medicine which tends to prevent stone in the bladder. Pertaining to or denoting lithium or some of its compounds. Origin: From Lithium. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lithic

litherly
litherness
lithes
lithesome
lithest
lithia
lithia water
lithian
lithias
lithiases
lithiasis
lithiate
lithiated
lithiates
lithiation
lithic (current term)
lithic acid
lithification
lithifications
lithified
lithifies
lithify
lithifying
lithing
lithiomarsturite
lithiophilite
lithiophilites
lithiophorite
lithiophosphate
lithiotantite

Literary usage of Lithic

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1. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller, Charles Edward Groves, Herbert McLeod (1878)
"From this mixture pure lithic chloride may be obtained by precipitating the ... lithic Hydrate, LHO, fuses easily below redness, and corrodes platinum ..."

2. The Science and art of surgery by John Eric Erichsen (1854)
"The red sand or gravel is a crystallized variety of the lithic acid sediment. ... Occasionally crystals of lithic acid arc found intermixed with these ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1830)
"14 —— lithic acid and mixed phosph. 2 Oxalate of lime and lithic acid, ... 3 lithic acid, and mixed phosphates, I Mixed phosphate and phosph. of lime, ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1831)
"Of these, five consisted principally of lithic acid and lit hate of ammonia—two of oxalate of lime—two of oxalate of lime with minute nuclei of lithic ..."

5. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1833)
"Description of an Acid Principle prepared from the lithic or Uric Acid. By William Prout, MD Communicated by WH Wol- laston, ..."

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