lithotrite


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lith·o·trite

(lith'ō-trīt),
A mechanical instrument used to crush a urinary calculus in lithotripsy.
Synonym(s): lithoclast
[litho- + L. tero, pp. tritus, to rub]

lithotrite

/litho·trite/ (lith´o-trīt) an instrument for crushing a urinary calculus.

lithotrite

[lith′ətrīt]
Etymology: Gk, lithos + L, terere, to rub
an instrument for crushing a stone in the urinary bladder. Also called lithotriptor. lithotrity, n.

lith·o·trite

(lith'ō-trīt)
A mechanical instrument used to crush a urinary calculus in lithotripsy.
Synonym(s): lithoclast.
[litho- + L. tero, pp. tritus, to rub]

lithotrite

A surgical instrument used to crush stones within the body so as to allow easy or spontaneous removal.

lithotrite

an instrument for crushing calculi; lithoclast.