Meaning of LITHOTOMY in English

LITHOTOMY

[ lɪ'θɒtəmi ]

■ noun surgical removal of a calculus (stone) from the bladder, kidney, or urinary tract.

Derivatives

lithotomist noun

Origin

C17: via late L. from Gk lithotomia (see litho- , -tomy ).

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