embryectomy etymology

English word embryectomy comes from English embryo, English -ectomy ((surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.)

Detailed word origin of embryectomy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
embryo English (eng) (botany) A rudimentary plant contained in the seed.. An organism in the earlier stages of development before it emerges from the egg, or before metamorphosis.. In humans, usually the cell growth up to the end of the seventh week in the mother's body. In the reproductive cycle, the stage after the fertilization of the egg that precedes the development into a fetus.. In viviparous animals, the [...]
-ectomy English (eng) (surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.
embryectomy English (eng) (surgery) Removal of an embryo / fetus especially if implanted outside of the uterus.

Words with the same origin as embryectomy

Descendants of embryo
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