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li·thot·o·my

 (lĭ-thŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. li·thot·o·mies
Surgical removal of a stone or stones from the urinary tract.
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lithotomy

(lɪˈθɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical removal of a calculus, esp one in the urinary bladder
[C18: via Late Latin from Greek, from litho- + -tomy]
lithotomic, ˌlithoˈtomical adj
liˈthotomist n
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li•thot•o•my

(lɪˈθɒt ə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
surgery to remove one or more stones from an organ or duct.
[1715–25; < Late Latin lithotomia < Greek lithotomía. See litho-, -tomy]
lith•o•tom•ic (ˌlɪθ əˈtɒm ɪk) lith`o•tom′i•cal, adj.
li•thot′o•mist, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lithotomy - surgical removal of a stone (calculus)
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
cholelithotomy - removal of gallstone through an incision in the gallbladder
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li·thot·o·my

n. itotomía, incisión en un órgano o conducto para extraer cálculos.
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