Meaning of LITHOTOMY in English


-_mē, -mi noun

( -es )

Etymology: Late Latin lithotomia, from Greek, from lithotomein to quarry, perform a lithotomy, from lith- + -tomein (from temnein to cut) — more at tome

: the operation of cutting into the urinary bladder for removal of a stone

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