leukotomy etymology

English word leukotomy comes from English dick, English leuko- ((biology) leucocyte. Colourless. White.)

Detailed word origin of leukotomy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dick English (eng) (obsolete) A declaration. (uncommon, US, slang) A detective. (slang, vulgar) To mistreat or take advantage of somebody (with around).. (slang, vulgar) To waste time, to goof off (with around).. (slang, vulgar, of a man) To have sexual intercourse with. (countable, British, US, vulgar, slang, pejorative) A highly contemptible person.. (countable, and, uncountable, vulgar, slang) The penis.. [...]
leuko- English (eng) (biology) leucocyte. Colourless. White.
leukotomy English (eng) (surgery) lobotomy.

Words with the same origin as leukotomy

Descendants of dick
Descendants of leuko-
leukoagglutinin leukocortical leukocratic leukocyte leukocytic leukodepletion leukodystrophic leukodystrophy leukoedema leukoerythroblastic leukokeratosis leukomalacia leukomonocyte leukophobia leukopoiesis leukoprotease leukoreduced leukoreduction leukosequestration leukosialin leukosis leukostasis leukotoxic leukotriene