lithotriptic

[ lĭth′ə-trĭptĭk ]

n.

An agent that effects the dissolution of a calculus.

Nearby words

  1. lithotomic,
  2. lithotomy,
  3. lithotomy position,
  4. lithotripsy,
  5. lithotripter,
  6. lithotriptoscopy,
  7. lithotrite,
  8. lithotrity,
  9. lithuania,
  10. lithuanian

Related formslith′o•triptic adj.


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