lithogenous [li-thoj-uh-nuh s] Word Origin adjective Geology.

  1. of or relating to organisms, as coral, that secrete stony deposits.

Origin of lithogenous First recorded in 1825–35; litho- + -genous British Dictionary definitions for lithogenous lithogenous adjective

  1. (of animals, esp certain corals) rock-building

lithogenous in Medicine lithogenous [lĭ-thŏj′ə-nəs] adj.

  1. Forming or promoting the development of calculi.
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