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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Holmium laser endourethrotomy and litholapaxy of an occult prostatic utricle calculus.
Transurethral removal of bladder stone: the place of litholapaxy. Br J Urol 1977;49:401-5.