caudectomy etymology

English word caudectomy comes from English -ectomy ((surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.), Latin cauda (A tail (of an animal).)

Detailed word origin of caudectomy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ectomy English (eng) (surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.
cauda Latin (lat) A tail (of an animal).
caudectomy English (eng) (surgery) The surgical removal of all or part of an animal's tail.

Words with the same origin as caudectomy

Descendants of -ectomy
adenectomy adnexectomy appendectomy astragalectomy dactylectomy embolectomy fasciectomy glossectomy hemihepatectomy ileectomy labyrinthectomised lipectomy mastectomy meniscectomy mucosectomy otectomy parathyroidectomy pleurectomy retinectomy sequestrectomy tendonectomy thymectomy thymothymomectomy tonsillectomy
Descendants of cauda
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