lith|o|trip|ter

lith|o|trip|ter
lith|o|trip|ter «LIHTH oh TRIHP tuhr», noun.
a device that disintegrates stones in the kidney or gall bladder by means of high-energy shock waves directed against the stones outside the body.
[< litho- + Greek thrýptein to pulverize + English -er1]

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