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Medical Term:

cystolithotomy

Pronunciation: sis'to-li-thot'o-me

Definition: Removal of a stone from the bladder through an incision or endoscopic puncture in its wall.

Synonym(s): vesical lithotomy

[cysto- + G. lithos, stone, + tome, incision]

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