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lithotriptor, lithotripter (s) (noun); lithotriptors, lithotripters (pl)
A device for breaking up renal calculi (kidney stones): A lithotripter administers a high-energy shock wave that disintegrates stones which are then passed out in the urine.
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lithotripter machine, lithotripter tool (s) (noun); lithotripter machines, lithotripter tools (pl)
A device that pulverizes kidney stones and gallstones by passing shock waves through a water-filled tub in which the patient sits: The lithotripter machine, or the lithotripter tool, breaks up any kidney stones by using ultrasound shock waves.