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lithotrite

[lith-uh-trahyt] /ˈlɪθ əˌtraɪt/
noun, Surgery
1.
an instrument for performing lithotrity.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; back formation from lithotrity; see -ite1
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lithotrite in Medicine

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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