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lithontriptic

adjective lith·on·trip·tic \¦liˌthän¦triptik\
variants: less commonly

lithotriptic

\¦lithə¦-\

Definition of lithontriptic

  1. :  having the quality of or used for dissolving or destroying stone in the bladder or kidneys

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Origin and Etymology of lithontriptic

lithontriptic modification (influenced by Greek tribein to rub) of Greek lithōn thryptikos stone-crushing; lithotriptic alteration (influenced by lith-) of lithontriptic


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lithontriptic

noun lith·on·trip·tic \"\
variants: less commonly

lithotriptic

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Definition of lithontriptic

plural

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  1. :  a lithontriptic agent

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