lithontriptic

Lithontriptic

Lith`on*trip"tic\, a. [Gr. li`qos, acc. ?, a stone + ? to rub, grind: cf. F. lithontriptique.] (Med.) Having the quality of, or used for, dissolving or destroying stone in the bladder or kidneys; as, lithontriptic forc['e]ps. -- n. A lithontriptic remedy or agent, as distilled water.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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