Lithotomy

Lithotomy from Greek for `lithos` (stone) and `tomos` (cut), is a surgical method for removal of calculi, stones formed inside certain hollow organs, such as the kidneys (kidney stones), bladder (bladder stones), and gallbladder (gallstones), that cannot exit naturally through the urinary system or biliary tract. The procedure, which is usuall...
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Lithotomy

• (n.) The operation, art, or practice of cutting for stone in the bladder.
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lithotomy

(lĭ-thot´ә-me) incision of a duct or organ for removal of calculi. cystolithotomy.
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lithotomy

noun surgical removal of a stone (calculus)
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Lithotomy

Li·thot'o·my noun [ Latin lithotomia , Greek ...: confer French lithotomie .] (Surg.) The operation, art, or practice of cutting for stone in the bladder.
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Lithotomy

Lithotomy is the surgical procedure of removing a stone (calculus) from the urinary bladder.
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Lithotomy

Lithotomy: Surgical removal of a stone, especially a kidney or bladder stone. From the Greek roots litho-, stone + tome, a cutting. Lithotomy was once called 'cutting for the stone.'
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lithotomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: li-thot′ŏ-mē Definitions: 1. Cutting for stone; a cutting operation for the removal of a calculus, especially a vesical calculus. Synonyms: lithectomy
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lithotomy

[n] - surgical removal of a stone (calculus)
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