TITLE

lithotony

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1258
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "lithotony" is presented. Laparohysteropexy refers to the removal of a kidney stone through a small bladder incision that is instrumentally dilated. The term originated from the word "lithos" which means to stretch. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21234361

 

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