lateral lithotomy


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lat·er·al li·thot·o·my

obsolete term for lithotomy in which the perineum is incised to one side of the midline.
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lateral lithotomy

A lithotomy performed with the incision from the front of the rectum to one side of the raphe.
See also: lithotomy
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