litholapaxy


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litholapaxy

 [lĭ-thol´ah-pak″se]
the crushing of a stone in the bladder and washing out of the fragments.

li·thol·a·pax·y

(li-thol'ă-pak'sē),
The technique of crushing a stone in the bladder and washing out the fragments through a catheter.
[litho- + G. lapaxis, an emptying out]

litholapaxy

/li·thol·a·paxy/ (lĭ-thol″ah-pak´se) lithotripsy.

li·thol·a·pax·y

(li-thol'ă-pak-sē)
The operation of crushing a stone in the bladder and washing out the fragments through a catheter.
[litho- + G. lapaxis, an emptying out]

litholapaxy

the crushing of a stone in the bladder and washing out of the fragments. Called also lithotripsy.

extracorporeal litholapaxy
application of sound waves from outside the body.
intracorporeal litholapaxy
fragmentation of stones within the body requiring direct access to the site.
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Transurethral removal of bladder stone: the place of litholapaxy.