adnexectomy etymology

English word adnexectomy comes from English -ectomy ((surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.), English adnexa ((anatomy) The appendages of an organ.)

Detailed word origin of adnexectomy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ectomy English (eng) (surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.
adnexa English (eng) (anatomy) The appendages of an organ.
adnexectomy English (eng) (surgery) The removal of a lump in the tissue of the adnexa of the uterus.

Words with the same origin as adnexectomy

Descendants of -ectomy
adenectomy 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 adnexa
adnexitis