litho-trite

lithotrite

[lith-uh-trahyt]
noun Surgery.
an instrument for performing lithotrity.

Origin:
1830–40; back formation from lithotrity; see -ite1

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lithotrite lith·o·trite (lĭth'ə-trīt')
n.
An instrument used to crush a stone present in the bladder or urethra. Also called lithoclast.

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