adipectomy etymology

English word adipectomy comes from English -ectomy ((surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.), English adipo- ((anatomy, medicine) fat.)

Detailed word origin of adipectomy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ectomy English (eng) (surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.
adipo- English (eng) (anatomy, medicine) fat.
adipectomy English (eng) (surgery) excision of adipose tissue, often by liposuction.

Words with the same origin as adipectomy

Descendants of -ectomy
adenectomy adnexectomy appendectomy astragalectomy caudectomy dactylectomy embolectomy fasciectomy glossectomy hemihepatectomy ileectomy labyrinthectomised lipectomy mastectomy meniscectomy mucosectomy otectomy parathyroidectomy pleurectomy retinectomy sequestrectomy tendonectomy thymectomy thymothymomectomy tonsillectomy
Descendants of adipo-
adipescent adipocellular adipocentric adipocere adipocyte adipogenesis adipogenous adipokinesis adipolytic adipoma adiponecrosis adiponectin