dactylectomy etymology

English word dactylectomy comes from English -ectomy ((surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.), English dactyl-

Detailed word origin of dactylectomy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ectomy English (eng) (surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.
dactyl- English (eng)
dactylectomy English (eng) (rare) The amputation of a finger.

Words with the same origin as dactylectomy

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