Meaning of lithology

li•thol•o•gy

Pronunciation: (li-thol'u-jē), [key]
— n.
    1. (loosely) petrology.
    2. the physical characteristics of a rock or stratigraphic unit.
  1. the study of the formation, pathology, and treatment of stones in the human body.
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