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[litho-+ Gr. tripsis, rubbing]
1. The use of sound waves to fragment or crush stones obstructing the bladder, gallbladder, ureter, or urinary bladder. 2. The production of shock waves by use of an external energy source in order to crush renal stones. SYN: SEE: lithotrity
Venes, Donald, editor. "Lithotripsy." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758549/all/extracorporeal_shock_wave_lithotripsy.
Lithotripsy. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758549/all/extracorporeal_shock_wave_lithotripsy. Accessed October 19, 2019.
Lithotripsy. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758549/all/extracorporeal_shock_wave_lithotripsy
Lithotripsy [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758549/all/extracorporeal_shock_wave_lithotripsy.
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