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.
A coarse-grained metamorphic rock in which the minerals are of roughly equal size.
Any kind of stone slate which is suitable, or proper, for writing on.
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.

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.
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.
Removal of a stone from a hepatic (liver) duct.
1. The crushing or fragmentation of a biliary calculus in the hepatic (liver) duct.
2. Crushing a biliary calculus in a hepatic duct.
Presence of calculi in the liver.
An intestinal concretion not formed of mineral matter.
A calculus or bezoar (concretion found in the stomach or intestine) found in the stomach of a horse.
1. A chemically precipitated aqueous rock; such as, rock salt.
2. A rock that is free of organic material.
Subcutaneous deposits of calcium. Also: calcinosis cutis.
Growing under rocks.

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