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lithontriptic

adjective lith·on·trip·tic \ ¦liˌthän¦triptik \
variants: or less commonly lithotriptic \¦lithə¦-\

Definition of lithontriptic

: 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 \ " \
variants: or less commonly lithotriptic \"\

Definition of lithontriptic

plural -s
: a lithontriptic agent

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