Lithotomic
Lithotomic Lith`o*tom"ic, Lithotomical Lith`o*tom"ic*al, a. [Gr. li`qos stone cutting: cf. F. lithotomique.] Pertaining to, or performed by, lithotomy. [1913 Webster]

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  • lithotomic — / tomˈ/ or lithotomˈical adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑lith …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lithotomical — Lithotomic Lith o*tom ic, Lithotomical Lith o*tom ic*al, a. [Gr. li qos stone cutting: cf. F. lithotomique.] Pertaining to, or performed by, lithotomy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lithotomy — lithotomic /lith euh tom ik/, lithotomical, adj. lithotomist, n. /li thot euh mee/, n., pl. lithotomies. surgery to remove one or more stones from an organ or duct. [1715 25; < LL lithotomia < Gk lithotomía. See LITHO , TOMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • lithotomical — lithotomic / tomˈ/ or lithotomˈical adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑lith …   Useful english dictionary

  • lithotomy — /lɪˈθɒtəmi/ (say li thotuhmee) noun (plural lithotomies) the operation or art of cutting for stone in the urinary bladder. {Late Latin lithotomia, from Greek. See litho , tomy} –lithotomic /lɪθəˈtɒmɪk/ (say lithuh tomik), lithotomical… …   Australian English dictionary

  • lithotomy — [li thät′ə mē] n. pl. lithotomies [LL lithotomia < Gr: see LITHO & TOMY] Surgery the surgical removal of a calculus, or mineral concretion, by cutting into the bladder lithotomic [lith΄ə täm′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

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