Definition of lithotrity in English:

lithotrity

Line breaks: lith|ot¦rity
Pronunciation: /lɪˈθɒtrɪti
 
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noun

[mass noun] Surgery
A surgical procedure involving the mechanical breaking down of gallstones or other calculi.

Origin

early 19th century: from litho- 'of stone' + Latin tritor 'thing that rubs' + -y3.

Derivatives

lithotrite

noun

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