Lithotomist Li*thot"o*mist, n. [Cf. F. lithotomiste.] One who performs the operation of cutting for stone in the bladder, or one who is skilled in the operation. [1913 Webster]

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  • lithotomist — A person skilled in lithotomy. * * * li·thot·o·mist lith ät ə məst n a specialist in lithotomy * * * li·thot·o·mist (lĭ thotґə mist) an individual who performs lithotomies …   Medical dictionary

  • lithotomist — n. one who practices lithotomy, one who specializes in surgically removing stones from the body …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lithotomist — li·thot·o·mist …   English syllables

  • lithotomist — lə̇ˈthäd.əmə̇st, ätə noun ( s) Etymology: French lithotomiste, from lithotomie + iste ist : a specialist in lithotomy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lithotomy — from Greek for lithos (stone) and thomos (cut), is a surgical method for removal of calculi, stones formed inside certain hollow organs, such as the bladder and kidneys (urinary calculus) and gallbladder (gallstones), that cannot exit naturally… …   Wikipedia

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  • Frère Jacques Beaulieu — (also known as Frère Jacques Baulot [ [ baulot ] ] [ Un célèbre lithotomiste franc comtois : Jacques Baulot dit Frère Jacques (1651 1720) , E. Bourdin, Besançon, 1917] ) (1651 1720) was a travelling lithotomist …   Wikipedia

  • William Cheselden — Infobox Scientist name = PAGENAME box width = image size =150px caption = PAGENAME birth date = October 19, 1688 birth place = Somerby, Leicestershire death date = April 10, 1752 death place = Bath residence = citizenship = nationality = English… …   Wikipedia

  • James Douglas (physician) — Dr James Douglas (March 21, 1675 April 2, 1742), was a Scottish physician and anatomist, member of the Royal Society, and physician to the Queen. Brother of well known lithotomist John Douglas (died 1759), James Douglas was born in West Calder,… …   Wikipedia

  • Ammonius — may refer to: *Ammonius Lithotomos (3rd century BC), Greek lithotomist *Ammonius of Athens (1st century AD), philosopher and teacher of Plutarch *Ammonius Saccas (3rd century AD), Neoplatonist philosopher and teacher of Plotinus *Ammonius of… …   Wikipedia

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