Causing the dislodgment or expulsion of calculi, especially urinary calculi. [litho- + G. agogos, drawing forth]

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  • Lithagogue — Lith a*gogue (l[i^]th [.a]*g[o^]g), n. [Gr. li qos stone + agwgo s leading.] (Med.) A medicine having, or supposed to have, the power of expelling calculous matter with the urine. Hooper. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lithagogue — (li ta go gh ) adj. Terme de médecine. Substances lithagogues, substances auxquelles on attribuait la propriété d expulser les petits calculs ou graviers de la vessie. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Termes grecs signifiant pierre et qui chasse, ce dernier mot est …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • lithagogue — having the power to expel concretions from the bladder or kidney Stones and Rocks …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • lithagogue — …   Useful english dictionary

  • -agogue — agogue, agogie ♦ Groupes suffixaux, du gr. agôgos, et agôgia, de agein « mener, conduire ». agogie, agogue Suffixe, du gr. agôgos, qui conduit . I. ⇒ AGOGUE1, AGOGIE, AGOGIQUE, suff. Suff. signifiant l idée de conduire vers, de mener ou d amener …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • litagog — LITAGÓG, Ă adj. (med.) Care uşurează expulzarea calculilor. [< fr, lithagogue, cf. gr. lithos – piatră, agogos – care antrenează]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 18.05.2005. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • Remedy — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Remedy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 remedy remedy help redress Sgm: N 1 anthelmintic anthelmintic Sgm: N 1 antidote antidote antifebrile antipoison counterpoison antitoxin antispasmodic …   English dictionary for students

  • 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

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