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variants or less commonly lithotriptic
: having the quality of or used for dissolving or destroying stone in the bladder or kidneys


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variants or less commonly lithotriptic
plural -s
: a lithontriptic agent

Word History



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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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