gastroplasty etymology

English word gastroplasty comes from English gastro- (Of or relating to cooking.. Of or relating to the stomach.), English -plasty

Detailed word origin of gastroplasty

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gastro- English (eng) Of or relating to cooking.. Of or relating to the stomach.
-plasty English (eng) (medicine) Repair or restoration of a part or function.. Molding or shaping through a surgical procedure.
gastroplasty English (eng) A surgical operation to correct any kind of defect in the stomach.

Words with the same origin as gastroplasty

Descendants of gastro-
gastrocele gastrocolic gastrodermal gastroduodenitis gastroendoscopy gastroenterectomy gastroenteric gastroenteritic gastroenteroscopy gastrointestinal gastrojejunal gastrojejunostomy gastrolienal gastromancy gastronaut gastropancreatic gastroparesis gastropathy gastrophile gastrophrenic gastroporn gastroscope gastrostomy gastrotomy gastrovascular
Descendants of -plasty
alloplasty angioplasty arterioplasty arthroplasty blepharoplasty chondrolaryngoplasty cranioplasty dermatoplasty facioplasty galvanoplasty homoplasty mammoplasty mastoplasty neuroplasty otoplasty quadricepsplasty rhinoplasty septorhinoplasty thoracoplasty ureterocystoplasty urethroplasty uteroplasty vertebroplasty vulvoplasty