noun, plural li·thot·o·mies.
Related formslith·o·tom·ic [lith-uh-tom-ik] /ˌlɪθ əˈtɒm ɪk/, lith·o·tom·i·cal, adjectiveli·thot·o·mist, noun
Examples from the Web for lithotomy
The work of lithotomy is not any longer regarded with the dread which formerly attended it.
The above passage gives a very complete account of the lithotomy scoop.
The patient is placed in the lithotomy position and the various antiseptic precautions already described are carried out.
The patient is ansthetized and placed in the lithotomy position with the legs supported by a crutch.
Heister, for instance, shows as a lithotomy knife a large knife, like a phlebotome in shape.