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steinstrasse

Pronunciation: stin'stra-se

Definition: A complication of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for urinary tract calculi in which stone fragments block the ureter to form a “stone street.”

[Ger. Stein, stone, + Strasse, street]

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