hepatoptosis etymology

English word hepatoptosis comes from English ptosis, English hepato- (Pertaining to the liver.)

Detailed word origin of hepatoptosis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ptosis English (eng) The prolapse of a bodily organ, especially drooping of the eyelid or the breasts.
hepato- English (eng) Pertaining to the liver.
hepatoptosis English (eng) (disease) Prolapse or posterior displacement of the liver.

Words with the same origin as hepatoptosis

Descendants of hepato-
hemihepatectomy hepatalgia hepatobiliary hepatoblast hepatocarcinoma hepatocele hepatocholangial hepatocirrhosis hepatocystic hepatoduodenal hepatoenteric hepatofugal hepatogastric hepatogenesis hepatology hepatonephrotoxicity hepatopancreas hepatorrhagia hepatorrhea hepatosis hepatosplenic hepatosteatosis hepatotactic hepatotumorigenesis hepcidin