Lithotritor
Lithotrite Lith"o*trite, Lithotritor Lith"o*tri"tor, [See {Lithotrity}.] (Surg.) A lithotriptor. [1913 Webster]

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  • lithotritor — lith·o·tri·tor …   English syllables

  • lithotritor — ˈlithəˌtrīd.ə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: alteration (influenced by Latin tritor one that rubs) of earlier lithotriptor, from lithotriptic + or : lithotrite …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lithotrite — Lith o*trite, Lithotritor Lith o*tri tor, [See {Lithotrity}.] (Surg.) A lithotriptor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steinzermalmung — (Steinzertrümmerung, Lithotritie), chirurgische Operation, wobei mittelst in die Harnblase eingebrachter Werkzeuge Blasensteine zerstückelt werden, so daß ihre Bruchstücke dann aufgesogen werden od. mit dem Urin abgehen. Durch die S. entgeht man… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Lithotom — (v. gr.), 1) der den Steinschnitt ver richtende Chirurg; 2) schneidendes Instrument, zu dieser Operation dienend. Lithotōmie, der Steinschnitt. Lithotritie (Lithotrible, Lithothripsie), Steinzermalmung. Lithotritor (Lithothrypter), Instrument… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • lithotrity — lə̇ˈthä.trəd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: lithotritor + y : the breaking of a stone in the bladder into small pieces capable of being voided or washed out …   Useful english dictionary

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