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hepaticolithotripsy

Pronunciation: he-pat'i-ko-lith'o-trip-se

Definition: The crushing or fragmentation of a biliary calculus in a hepatic duct.

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

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