lithotomy

noun li·thot·o·my \ li-ˈthä-tə-mē \

Definition of lithotomy

plural lithotomies
: surgical incision of the urinary bladder for removal of a stone

Origin and Etymology of lithotomy

Late Latin lithotomia, from Greek, from lithotomein to perform a lithotomy, from lith- + temnein to cut — more at tome


Medical Dictionary

lithotomy

noun li·thot·o·my \ lith-ˈät-ə-mē \

medical Definition of lithotomy

plural lithotomies
: surgical incision of the urinary bladder for removal of a calculus

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