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Medical Term:

cholelithotripsy

Pronunciation: ko'le-lith'o-trip-se, ko-le-li-thot'ri-te

Definition: Rarely used term for the crushing of a gallstone.

[chole- + G. lithos, stone, + tripsis, a rubbing]

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