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(lith′ŏ-trip″sē )

[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

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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/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/lithotripsy. Accessed May 19, 2019.
Lithotripsy. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758549/all/lithotripsy
Lithotripsy [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758549/all/lithotripsy.
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