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lithology

lithology


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lithology  \Li*thol"o*gy\,  n.  [Litho-  +  -logy:  cf  F. 
  lithologie.] 
  1.  The  science  which  treats  of  rocks,  as  regards  their 
  mineral  constitution  and  classification,  and  their  mode  of 
  occurrence  in  nature. 
 
  2.  (Med.)  A  treatise  on  stones  found  in  the  body.