keratoplasty etymology

English word keratoplasty comes from English kerato- (Cornea. Horn.), English -plasty

Detailed word origin of keratoplasty

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
kerato- English (eng) Cornea. Horn.
-plasty English (eng) (medicine) Repair or restoration of a part or function.. Molding or shaping through a surgical procedure.
keratoplasty English (eng) (surgery) grafting or transplantation of the cornea.

Words with the same origin as keratoplasty

Descendants of kerato-
atopic keratoconjunctivitis herpetic keratoconjunctivitis keratoangioma keratoatrophoderma keratoconjunctivitis keratocyst keratocyte keratoelastoidosis keratogenetic keratogenic keratogenous keratogram keratohyalin keratoid keratometer keratophyte keratoprosthetic keratorefractive keratorrhexis keratoscopic keratoscopy keratosulfate keratotome phlyctenular keratoconjunctivitis
Descendants of -plasty
alloplasty angioplasty arterioplasty arthroplasty blepharoplasty chondrolaryngoplasty cranioplasty dermatoplasty facioplasty galvanoplasty gastroplasty homoplasty mammoplasty mastoplasty neuroplasty otoplasty quadricepsplasty rhinoplasty septorhinoplasty thoracoplasty ureterocystoplasty urethroplasty uteroplasty vertebroplasty vulvoplasty