cholelithotripsy

[kō′lə-lĭthə-trĭp′sē]

n.

The crushing of a gallstone.

Nearby words

  1. choleic,
  2. choleic acid,
  3. cholelith,
  4. cholelithiasis,
  5. cholelithotomy,
  6. cholemesis,
  7. cholemia,
  8. cholent,
  9. choleperitoneum,
  10. cholepoiesis


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