lithagogue

[ lĭthə-gôg′ ]

n.

An agent that causes the dislodgment or expulsion of calculi, especially urinary calculi.

Nearby words

  1. literature,
  2. literatus,
  3. lith,
  4. lith-,
  5. lith.,
  6. litharge,
  7. lithe,
  8. lithectomy,
  9. lithely,
  10. lithemia

Related formslitha•gogue′ adj.


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