lipectomy etymology

English word lipectomy comes from English -ectomy ((surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.), English lipo- ((biochemistry) lipids.. Fat.)

Detailed word origin of lipectomy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ectomy English (eng) (surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.
lipo- English (eng) (biochemistry) lipids.. Fat.
lipectomy English (eng) (surgery) The surgical removal of fat from the body.

Words with the same origin as lipectomy

Descendants of -ectomy
adenectomy adnexectomy appendectomy astragalectomy caudectomy dactylectomy embolectomy fasciectomy glossectomy hemihepatectomy ileectomy labyrinthectomised mastectomy meniscectomy mucosectomy otectomy parathyroidectomy pleurectomy retinectomy sequestrectomy tendonectomy thymectomy thymothymomectomy tonsillectomy
Descendants of lipo-
high-density lipoprotein lipemia lipin lipoapoptosis lipoblastoma lipodepsipeptide lipofuscin lipogenesis lipogenic lipoglycan lipohyperplasia lipomelanic lipometry lipooligosaccharide lipoperoxidation lipophilicity lipoplex lipopolymer lipoprotein liposculpture liposuction lipoteichoic lipoteichoic acid monolipopeptide