Lithotritist Li*thot"ri*tist, n. A lithotriptist. [1913 Webster]

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  • lithotritist — n. one who practices lithotrity, one who specializes in crushing urinary stones (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lithotritist — li·thot·ri·tist …   English syllables

  • lithotritist — lə̇ˈthä.trətə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: lithotrity + ist : a specialist in lithotrity …   Useful english dictionary

  • lithotrity — lithotritist, n. /li tho tri tee/, n., pl. lithotrities. Surg. the operation of crushing stone in the urinary bladder into particles small enough to be voided. [1820 30; LITHO + L trit(us) (ptp. of terere to rub, grind, crush) + Y3] * * * …   Universalium

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