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Dorsal lithtomy versus dorsolithotomy - Sue

Posted: Nov 16, 2009

I know that the accepted version of this is dorsal lithotomy, but why can't these be combined? I know they have been in the past, but this is no longer the case. Does anyone know the logic behind this? thanks!

Dorsal lithotomy versus dorsolithotomy - Sue

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please excuse my typo! 8(

dorsolithotomy is what I use - Answers

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Dorsolithotomy versus dorsal lithotomy - Sue

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Thank you for your reply. I can't verify dorsolithotomy in any current dictionaries. (onelook.com)

Our QA counts it wrong if one word. - NM

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In which case this person needs to find out what - Answers
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their employer wants. I have seen people on here saying use q.h.s. which we cannot use, have to expand. Find out what your company uses.
True. Company I works for uses q.h.s.--all depends on what - the client wants. NM
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dorsal lithotomy is correct, because.... - elaine

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lithotomy is the position, and dorsal is the aspect. You can combine "dorso" with other aspects, like "dorsolateral".

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