[li-tho-tri-tee] /lɪˈθɒ trɪ ti/
noun, plural lithotrities. Surgery.
the operation of crushing stone in the urinary bladder into particles small enough to be voided.
noun (pl) -ties
(surgery) the crushing of a calculus in the bladder by means of an instrument (lithotrite) so that it can be expelled by urinating
lithotrity li·thot·ri·ty (lĭ-thŏt’rĭ-tē)
[lith-oo-ey-nee-uh] /ˌlɪθ uˈeɪ ni ə/ noun 1. a republic in N Europe, on the Baltic: an independent state 1918–40; annexed by the Soviet Union 1940; regained independence 1991. 25,174 sq. mi. (65,200 sq. km). Capital: Vilnius. /ˌlɪθjʊˈeɪnɪə/ noun 1. a republic in NE Europe, on the Baltic Sea: a grand duchy in medieval times; united […]
[lith-oo-ey-nee-uh n] /ˌlɪθ uˈeɪ ni ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to , its inhabitants, or their language. noun 2. a native or inhabitant of . 3. a Baltic language, the official language of . Abbreviation: Lith. /ˌlɪθjʊˈeɪnɪən/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Lithuania, its people, or their language noun 2. the […]
[lith-uh-ree-sis] /ˌlɪθ əˈri sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. the passage of gravel in the urine. lithuresis lith·u·re·sis (lĭth’yu-rē’sĭs) n. The passage of small calculi in the urine.
[lith-yoo r-ee-uh] /lɪθˈyʊər i ə/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. the presence of an excessive amount of uric acid in the urine.