fasciectomy etymology

English word fasciectomy comes from English -ectomy ((surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.), English fascia

Detailed word origin of fasciectomy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ectomy English (eng) (surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.
fascia English (eng) (anatomy) The layer of loose tissue, often containing fat, immediately beneath the skin; the stronger layer of connective tissue covering and investing all muscles; an aponeurosis.. (architecture) A flat band or broad fillet; especially, one of the three bands that make up the architrave, in the Ionic order.. (ecclesiastical, fashion) A sash worn by certain members of the Catholic and [...]
fasciectomy English (eng) (surgery) The surgical removal of part of the fascia.

Words with the same origin as fasciectomy

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