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n.1.One who performs the operation of cutting for stone in the bladder, or one who is skilled in the operation.
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Frere Jacques, the famous lithotomist, of middle ages has rightly exclaimed that "I have removed the stone but God will cure the patient" (Wagensteen OH et.
Pierre Franco (1505-1578): famous surgeon and lithotomist of the 16th century [article in French].
Large crowds often gathered to watch the patient on a "bed of misery" while the lithotomist performed surgery.