Definition of Lithotome. Meaning of Lithotome. Synonyms of Lithotome

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Definition of Lithotome

Lithotome
Lithotome Lith"o*tome, n. [Gr. ? cutting stones; li`qos stone + ? to cut: cf. F. lithotome.] 1. A stone so formed by nature as to appear as if cut by art. 2. (Surg.) An instrument used for cutting the bladder in operations for the stone.

Meaning of Lithotome from wikipedia

- lithotomy, consisting of dilators of the canal, forceps and tweezers, lithotomes (stone cutter) and cystotomes (bladder cutter), urethrotomes (for incisions...
- Alexander Petrus Nahuys (1766). Parallèle de la taille latérale avec celle du lithotome-caché: suivi de deux dissertations, I. Sur l'adhérence des pierres à la...
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