Lithontriptor \Lith"on*trip`tor\, n. (Surg.) See {Lithotriptor}. [1913 Webster]

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  • lithotripter — also lithotriptor noun Etymology: alteration of lithontriptor, from lithontriptic breaking up bladder stones, modification of Greek (pharmaka tōn) lithōn thryptika (drugs) capable of pulverizing stones Date: 1825 a device for performing… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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