litho-, lith-, -lith, -lithic, -lite, -liths, -lites

(Greek: stone, rock; hard consolidated mineral matter; hard matter formed from mineral and earth material; hard substance that is solid)

glyptolith, ventifact
Stone shaped by sand or a rock, stone, or pebble that has been shaped, cut, or polished by wind-blown sand.
granulite
A coarse-grained metamorphic rock in which the minerals are of roughly equal size.
grapholite
Any kind of stone slate which is suitable, or proper, for writing on.
hagiolith
A stone monument or edifice (as a dolmen [prehistoric monument], a menhir [ancient megalithic stone monument], or an obelisk [a tall, four-sided shaft of stone, usually tapered and monolithic, that rises to a pointed pyramidal top]) erected for religious or ceremonial purposes.

A dolmen is a prehistoric monument usually consisting of several large stone slabs set edgewise in the earth to support a flat stone roof, all covered by a mound of earth that in most cases has weathered away.

Designed as a burial chamber, the structure is typical of the Neolithic Period in Europe. Dolmens, although found as far east as Japan, are mainly confined to western Europe and northern Africa.

heliolith
1. A reference to a culture, or society, characterized by the worship of the sun and of monuments or temples using huge stones.
2. Characterized by megaliths and sun-worship.
heliolithic
1. A description of a culture, or society, characterized by worship of the sun and the construction of monuments or temples using huge stones.
2. A civilization characterized by megaliths and sun-worship.
hepaticolithotomy
Removal of a stone from a hepatic (liver) duct.
hepaticolithotripsy
1. The crushing or fragmentation of a biliary calculus in the hepatic (liver) duct.
2. Crushing a biliary calculus in a hepatic duct.
hepatolith
hepatolithiasis
Presence of calculi in the liver.
heterolith
An intestinal concretion not formed of mineral matter.
hippolith
A calculus or bezoar (concretion found in the stomach or intestine) found in the stomach of a horse.
hydrolith
1. A chemically precipitated aqueous rock; such as, rock salt.
2. A rock that is free of organic material.
hypodermolithiasis
Subcutaneous deposits of calcium. Also: calcinosis cutis.
hypolithic
Growing under rocks.

Related "stone, rock" word families: lapid-; petro-; saxi-; stele-.