See also: Alphonsin
alphonsin (plural alphonsins)
- Alternative form of
- 2008 August, HW Herr, “'Crushing the stone': a brief history of lithotripsy, the first minimally invasive surgery”, in BJU international, volume 102, number 4:
- Leroy designed an instrument for grasping the stone using three or four claw-ended arms, an idea he found in the alphonsin of Alphonso Ferri, a Neapolitan surgeon of the 16th century, who used metal arms to seize and extract bullets from wounds.